For the first time in decades the levers of British influence – defence, diplomacy, aid and trade – could sit alongside domestic efforts in education and infrastructure.
Residents want low taxes and regular bin collections, not big PR budgets and regular spin.
A free resource created by left-wing campaigners is nonetheless a useful opportunity for grassroots Tory press officers to up their game.
Our new group, Conservatives in Communications, aims to help the Party rediscover the art of selling itself and its work.
They need to be able not just to sell their vision to the country, but to make activists feel good about being Conservatives again.
There are no certainties – at least, until it’s too late – so the UK should err on the side of caution.
These archaic machines cause NHS patients to miss appointments, hospitals to lose records, and cost millions of pounds in paper storage each year.
Stop playing the Left’s game of taking offence and accusing people of -isms and -phobias. Instead, show some character and discuss real issues.
The lights really are going out all over what’s left of the ‘People’s Army’ – the departure of their communications director leaves them without a single national press officer.
The Conservatives need a strategy to dominate VR, a presence in voice-controlled tech and – yes – a ‘Maybot’ chatbot.
Politics requires both action and explanation.
They push dishonest figures on homelessness and council funding – but the belief of Labour councillors in their own civic virtue remains constant.
Britain lacks a shared moral confidence. This aids our enemies.
Limiting the Prime Minister’s public interventions is wise, but it will backfire if Departments don’t step in to provide material fleshing out her agenda.
Council papers are curbed while independent papers will get a Business Rates cuts.