A list of new Tory Reform Group patron MPs suggests that it is stronger in the Commons than it may look.
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The Government should consider setting up a domestic policy Cabinet sub-committee to help alleviate the Brexit bandwidth problem.
Adopting a net zero emissions target would reinforce the Government’s recent efforts to reach out to younger voters with new policies to protect the environment.
The old assumption that women were more likely to vote Conservative has been overturned – so the search is on for policies to restore it.
Ryan Henson: How to improve opportunities for white working-class boys – and get more on the Tory benches too
Research shows that investment in the early years of a child’s life is the most effective way to improve his or her long-term life chances.
Countries with which we strike future trade deals – the top priority for Party members according to our survey – should be treated more favourably than those with which we don’t.
Our mini-series this week revealed points of broad consensus and points of approaching conflict on the centre right in terms of how the tax burden is distributed.
What should Tories tax? 1) Sam Hall: Let’s aim to help poorer people, deter harmful behaviour – and be fiscally responsible
In the first instalment of a three-part mini-series, Bright Blue’s senior research fellow explores how tax reform could rebalance the fiscal burden.
Peter Franklin: Ruling political tribes 2) The Conservatives. Gove is now in a position to emerge as kingmaker – or, just maybe, as King.
But unless his fully-developed vision of the future can capture heart-and-minds, I’d expect control of the party to stay with the mainstream.
Faced with the real electoral threat of a nationalising, socialistic Labour Government, these principles should matter and be championed now more than ever.
Ministers have been vindicated for backing this renewable source – as recent figures show that it can make a significant contribution to meeting the UK’s energy needs.
The ban on petrol and diesel cars by 2040 sends a good long-term signal, but we need tougher measures to address the short-term damage.
Introducing Bright Blue’s seventy-point plan to support Theresa May in her quest to combat the “burning injustices” she outlined on the steps of Downing Street.
Think tanks’ verdict on the manifesto: a good start on generational justice, but weak on the public finances
The Centre for Policy Studies, Institute of Economic Affairs, Bright Blue, and others give their verdict on the Conservatives’ programme for government.
James Dobson: Leaving the EU – but not Europe – must include remaining a proud signatory of the ECHR
The European Convention on Human Rights is critical to holding the UK together.