His satire on the NUS is highly enjoyable, but as he himself recognises, the Conservatives are a long way from finding messages to reach younger voters.
We need liberal – not closed – local communities where empowered, innovative and tolerant individuals can bring positive change.
It also boosts community spirit among adults.
Lifting the cost of unnecessary red tape for housing associations would finance 9,000 new homes a year.
As time passes, a decreasing slice of the electorate has any experience at all of old-fashioned socialism. And the argument that it doesn’t work cuts little ice.
It has to be said that the visit of many politicians to the site with no tangible results in terms of assistance did not help.
The ethical teachings of FH Bradley are the ideal starting point for rediscovering the social dimension of Conservatism.
If there is one lesson we learnt from the EU referendum last year, it is that people are crying out for more control over their lives.
Cardiff Bay’s fixation on state provision is totally at odds with Wales’ co-operative, community-based traditions.
It is not so much like a parent or a nanny as a brother. Not Big Brother, to be sure, but Little Brother – to be treated both with sibling rivalry and understated love.
Exempting operators from paying business rates will also help.
What is needed is smarter budgeting – that uses evidence on what works to establish quantifiable future savings.
We are united by our belief in individual freedom, social and personal responsibility and our passion to see everyone have the opportunity to achieve their potential.
We should start by recognising that current public services are not quite fit for purpose, and that cuts afford us an opportunity.
Acting on Centre for Social Justice insights has become become central to the Prime Minister’s legacy aspirations.