Security, cohesion, integration, solidarity: all are intangible. But we pay – literally – to gain them. Why single out self-government?
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Exclusive. “In a timely manner”. The best part of six months on, the Party’s inquiry clears Johnson over his burka column.
Launched amidst the inevitable blaze of publicity, the decision has been smuggled out like the fabled thief in the night.
Nick Hargrave: Yes, I compiled an attack dossier on Johnson. But at best, there’s a real purpose to opposition research.
It works best when painting a substantive contrast on issues that voters care about. And here are four strategic choices for the Conservatives.
Alex Morton: The purpose of education is to give people skills for life. And we have lost sight of it.
It would be wrong to try to create a system of conservative indoctrination because so-called progressives have indoctrinated children and students in other ways.
We suspect that they are alarmed by the prospect of the legal and publicity circus that a trial here might well bring with it.
Five task forces cover energising our economy, transforming our public services, building a fairer society, sustaining our democracy and shaping a Global Britain.
Here are five priorities. Sort out the extremism mess. Get an immigration policy move-on. Beef up your Windrush review. Don’t mess with ID cards. Or identity politics. Oh, and P.S…
Binita Mehta-Parmar: Javid has a crucial opportunity to improve the Government’s standing among BME voters
He is uniquely placed to start to rebuild trust – and that task is essential to our Party’s future.
Neil O’Brien: We Conservatives need to refresh ourselves to stop Corbyn. That’s why Onward is being launched.
Even in lefty France, socialist policies are now being dumped by Emmanuel Macron in favour of free markets. Now is the time to develop our next round of big ideas.
As May squares up to one security challenge, Cameron reminds us of another: Islamist extremism – and its wider dimensions.
In Washington, the former Prime Minister ponders how his approach to tackling non-violent as well as violent extremism can be built on.
The Green Paper isn’t perfect, but the Communities Secretary is right to reject oaths of office and an excessively broad definition of ‘extremism’.
£750,000 is allocated for “mother tongue teaching”. Yet there is almost no budget for English as a spoken language for non-English-speaking parents.
The controversy over lifting the cap on new faith schools is not confined to Catholic ones. Hinds has a knotty problem to untangle.
By discussing a sensitive topic in Muslim communities, you do not give oxygen to racists. You cut off their supply.
Few people want to stop skilled workers coming to the UK. But many voters understandably want better integration of new arrivals.