If we lack the self-confidence to defend our achievements, how do we seriously expect to be able take the fight to our opponents?
Politics should work with market signals, not against them – but that doesn’t have to mean giving up on towns or the people who live in them.
The Speaker has manipulated of the rules for a political objective, but the Government has been denied the opportunity to respond proportionately in kind.
Increasingly there is a recognition that the little platoons can alleviate a range of modern social ills.
We should be encouraging business to develop high-value, high-quality products that the world wants to buy. Every department must turn its hand to this task.
The Conservative Party has been at the forefront of reforms which have helped the disadvantaged. Modern history is full of evidence of this vital strain of conservatism.
The Government’s policy of reminding the electorate that it is keeping faith with the largest democratic exercise in our country’s political history is correct.
I’m delighted that the Government is today unveiling 20 new University Enterprise Zones. These new UEZs will be based in universities right across the country.
Since 2010 the Tories have helped to drive forward transformational change – but Labour’s half-baked plan to abolish tuition fees could put it all at risk.
In the end, it may well prefer to hold out for a general election – and the likelihood of a Brexit delay – in the hope that something better turns up.
Even Monday’s one-off attack will add 20 cents to petrol prices. In the US, that will cost families an extra $18 a month at the petrol pump.
Over the past few decades our constitution has been so corroded that the likes of Powell, Benn, Crossman, and Foot would struggle to recognise it.
They frame the rest of our life in terms of health and prosperity. Public policy needs to catch up with this new body of evidence.
The new British Conservation Alliance will break the left-wing monopoly on environmental issues.
The criteria for new schools have been squeezed too much – children who deserve the chance of a great education are missing out as a result.