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Andrew Gimson’s Conference Sketch: Javid on how Enoch Powell lost a generation of ethnic minority voters
The Home Secretary also spoke of the vital need to fix the housing crisis.
A national membership system is a good start, but it must be accompanied by pro-active engagement from local associations.
The chairs of the 1922 Policy Boards are joined by a range of MPs and peers, all of whom will aid Skidmore’s work.
The Conservative Party’s official historian was speaking at the unveiling of a new statue to the former Party leader in his home town of Bewdley today.
Rebecca Lowe: The Conservatives and women. The Tory electoral challenge has more to do with age than gender.
Rather than wasting time with forays into positive discrimination, the Conservatives should weight the merits of various forms of increased flexibility at work.
Seven MPs and three peers will oversee the work of policy innovation.
Line Kristensen: To win next time, the Conservative Party must make recruiting and training activists its priority
A focused and accountable drive to build the grassroots is required. It can be done, but it requires difficult questions and honest answers.
The Party’s main problem isn’t having too many applicant members – it’s having too few present ones.
The task of choosing the final two runners must remain with MPs, who know them better than the members do.
The Transport Secretary’s announcement this week about price indices sounded timid and technocratic.
Look at how the Scottish Conservatives gained from the 2010 Sanderson Review. Now is the perfect time to do the same in Wales.
Joshua McMullan: To effectively fight antisemitism, the Conservative Party must address its own troubled history on race relations
The sooner we deal with our Party’s past, however difficult, the easier it will be to drive out the hatred emerging on the Left today.
From ‘fake news’ to micro-targeting, crowd-funding to data rights, we explore the key areas of focus for an overdue review of the rules of our democracy.