James Frayne: Less affluent, small-c conservatives in Labour-held seats are the key targets for Tory campaigning
By contrast, the potential audience for a reboot of Cameronism is small and far harder to reach.
It would be easy, but mistaken, to take the path of least resistance and simply re-enact the dated Cameron ‘modernising’ agenda.
Since I last surveyed the political landscape in 2013 and 2014, some ruling tribes have been cast down, and some formerly lost tribes have risen to rule.
Graham Brady has recorded some frank advice to the party for Radio 4’s The World This Weekend (to be broadcast… Read more »
In an article for The Observer the shadow housing minister Michael Gove argues that David Cameron is setting the political… Read more »
Earlier today I highlighted Oliver Letwin’s socio-centric article in The Times and worried about his opaque choice of phrases. In… Read more »
Oliver Letwin is undoubtedly a massive influence on David Cameron. He was the first senior Tory to back Mr Cameron’s… Read more »
Social decay is Britain’s most serious weakness says Danny Kruger in a pamphlet entitled ‘On Fraternity’ to be published tomorrow… Read more »
I posted a report on David Cameron’s child wellbeing speech on Friday morning and still hope to write an analysis… Read more »
David Cameron today used this famous Horatio Nelson quote (albeit substituting England for Britain and adding "and woman") in a… Read more »
See here. Hat-tip to ToryRadio.
Richard Reeves – in the Labour conference edition of the New Statesman (not yet online) – thinks Brown et al… Read more »