Unfortunately, the crisis we face will lead to decisions having to be made which will be more difficult than those taken in 2010.
Narinder Singh: Race-shaming. The baiting by the Left of Mirza, Javid and Patel – simply for daring to be Conservatives.
Some seem to believes that they have a right to own the support of ethnic minority voters. Which they don’t.
Labour have more potential allies in the smaller parties, but the prospect of a coalition with the Nationalists could sink him in England.
Darren Grimes’ proposal to re-open the mines would produce fewer jobs, attract less investment, and sell our region short.
At no other time since 1945 has a working majority for one Party been turned at a single election into a working majority for another.
David Green: Johnson’s racial inequality inquiry must be free from political prejudice. Here are my tips for getting it right.
There are clear challenges to the idea that all whites are privileged. The Government’s report must stick to the facts.
Andrew Mitchell: Abolishing DfID 2) The case against. “Geneva and New York’s gain will be Global Britain’s loss.”
It is seldom a good sign when Governments decide to tinker with the Whitehall architecture.
Bob Seely: Abolishing DfID 1) The case for. “Is this the be all and end all? No. But it is a great start.”
Throughout the world, there has been a disconnect between British aid and other elements of our overseas policy.
Christian Guy: Slavery. Not a remote horror from the past, but a living one in the present. It must be stamped out.
We’ve seen gunshot wounds and babies born as a result of rape. With UK Border Force in Dover, we found a girl heading for a lifetime of sexual slavery.
The transition is much-needed for sustainability. But it must begin with a manageable reduction in the payments. Or we could be plunged into crisis.
Raghib Ali: The harms of lockdown are exceeding the gains – especially when it comes to school closures
Neither the Covid-19 recovery plan nor SAGE’s minutes indicate that a formal “health cost-benefit analysis” has been done. We need one.
Dan Pitt: In spite of this pandemic, constitutional reforms remain a high priority for Conservatives
Johnson’s election manifesto promised to remove the Fixed-term Parliaments Act, among other pledges.
Jasvinder Sanghera: The new Northern Ireland rules that set a dangerous precedent on sex-selective abortion for the whole UK
These proposed changes suggest that Ministers’ resolve to address this type of abortion is weakening and, in Northern Ireland, evaporating.
Specific governance arrangements can be established in individual areas, and an agreement should sit outside the overarching institutional framework.
We need to be proactive, and champion those universal values that we all share. And BAME conservatives need to be articulating and leading it.