I have reluctantly concluded that there needs to be greater regulation of the veracity of claims made by registered participants in political campaigns.
Plus: We must be the Party for social housing as well as home ownership. And: why don’t we trumpet our history of social reform?
If two men are in a car, and the passenger says to the driver: “Look out! You’re going to crash,” he is shouting out the second, not the first.
The real flaw in Graham’s film was the implication that Vote Leave won by turning the European question into something else.
That’s to say, those of 1950, 1961, 1967 and 1971. Sovereignty was always the key concern, despite arguments over its meaning.
We need a new strategic partnership with Ireland. At the moment, that end seems endlessly remote.
The Party has not yet cultivated a formal relationship with the Irish community in Britain and this is an opportunity to reach out to what can be a powerful network.
Does authority reside with Parliament or the People? And are MPs representatives or delegates? Both must be answered.
Perhaps, against all the odds, we will find a way of muddling through and preserve our broad church for a time after the era of Brexit has passed.
In the 1997 election, the Party lost 11.2 per cent of the votes and 178 seats, ending with just 165; a loss on this scale next time is perfectly plausible.
Social media providers should be required to present UK consumers with an ongoing, highly visible, simple, unavoidable choice over its use.
By refusing to consider the option of leaving without a deal, Conservative Ministers are essentially admitting defeat. And we deserve better than a defeatist political class.
We need to get back to our focus, governing for the people. They are fed up with Brexit and we are running out of time
If he can’t get an early election, he would take a disorderly departure from the EU, leading to a recession – and to victory at a later date.
The electorate are less and less convinced by such arguments about party identity and destiny. Far underground, the tectonic plates are moving.