Canada’s 1980 No vote to independence wasn’t the end – it was the start of years of chaos and realignment. Study it closely.
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Did a last-minute outpouring of emotion keep Quebec from going it alone? Maybe, maybe not – but Scotland’s No campaign should still heed the example.
If we go into the next election with too much tax cut talk it will risk our reputation for fiscal responsibility.
The terrible truth is that, to a large extent, each country chooses how many people will die on its roads
Thanks to Jason Kenney, they started off with low-cost, emotive policies for each community – opening the door for the broader Conservative message.
A conservative, fiscally responsible approach to improving the management of natural resources is a better solution.
Matthew Sinclair: Internal party democracy is the best response to UKIP’s rise – not abolishing First Past the Post
Primaries would mean people could fight for their views within their party, rather than leaving to form another.
We must be clearer about what we are trying to achieve within Europe if we are to obtain reforms that suit us.
Collectively, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the UK have a surface area larger than Russia and the fourth largest economic area in the world
Also: Lessons for unionists as Canada emerges from the shadow of separatism; and MoD accused of leaking against the Welsh government.
Conservatives are fighting hard to secure more prosperity through trade after the neglect of business by the last Labour Government
Nima Sanandaji and Stefan Folster: Why left wing governments which pursue free market reforms get re-elected
Bold support for economic freedom makes you more likely to win elections, particularly when it comes from surprising quarters.
We suffer today from the short-termist decisions of Tories decades ago. How will we leave a better political inheritance?
Europe’s not so hot these days, so self-denigrating Britons must look further afield for defeatist inspiration.
Tony Abbott, like Stephen Harper and John Key, is a convinced monarchist – and support for the institution in the countries they govern is stronger than many believe.