When you’re worried about your child’s school, politicians look remote when they sound more interested in acronym bingo on whether we should look more like Canada or Norway.
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Marshall Tisdale: I’m young, gay, state-educated – and Tory. No wonder Owen Jones hasn’t published his interview with me.
I didn’t have private tutoring, I didn’t go to the local grammar school, I don’t fit the Left’s stereotype. Is that why it’s been kept back?
It feels like our Party has forgotten that even a broad church needs shared values on which its different wings and traditions can agree.
Let’s make a virtue of necessity – and transform this conference into a festival of creative destruction
This week, the Party has a chance to turn Brexit, a trouble-plagued leadership, and directional uncertainly from problems into an opportunity.
Nick Hargrave: Rapturously received – and strategically flawed. How May’s first Tory conference speeches have come back to haunt her.
She unwittingly legitimised unrealistic Brexit expectations and Corbyn’s economic argument.
Patriots first and foremost. The post-war Tories who showed that it is usual in politics to be baffled and indecisive.
In his new book,Richard Ritchie tells the story of the Progress Trust, an influential group of Tory backbenchers set up during the Second World War.
Bob Seely: Yes, Brexit and leadership are important. But so’s everything else. Here are some ideas for the future.
Scrap HS2. Integrate social care. Abolish NI. Reverse police cuts. Consider a new Bill of Rights. And much, much more.
Ideas and vision are necessary, but they are not sufficient. People need to see results and to achieve them they need to take part.
George Freeman: Come to our Big Tent Ideas Festival next weekend. And help build conservatism and capitalism for a new generation.
Penny Mordaunt, Liz Truss, Dan Hannan, Liam Halligan, Steve Baker, Tom Tugendhat & others will speak. And there’s a special discount for ConHome readers.
The former Justice Minister writes an open letter to a young activist, urging her to reconsider her defection to the Liberal Democrats.
Sean Malkeson: Why the Year of Engineering should matter to Conservatives – and are we making the most of it?
As the son of a plumber who ran his own local business for several decades, I know that such technical professions can be extremely rewarding.
Onward seems set to propound the liberal and Freer the libertarian versions of the globalist agenda. Where does that leave the anti-globalist voters who now back the Tories?
TRIN’s committee aims to create a sense of common purpose among those interested in a part of the political spectrum that has attracted too little scholarly attention.
Unlike the big brand lagers, each brew is made in smaller quantities and aims to be different. Essentially, they offer more choice to the consumer.
But some, perhaps many, Tory MPs have these tendencies – including one no less senior than the Prime Minister herself.