The Transport Secretary’s announcement this week about price indices sounded timid and technocratic.
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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.
Nick Hargrave: The economic consequences of No Deal might only be temporary. But the political ones would dwarf Black Wednesday.
Even the near threat of such an outcome could outscale 16th September 1992 many times over in terms of setting political perceptions.
“Very tense”, “a sellout” – Inside the Downing Street charm offensive to try to win Conservative activists’ support for Chequers
Conservative Association Chairmen reveal what happened in yesterday’s conversations with the Prime Minister, her Chief of Staff, and the Party Chairman.
James Frayne: A second referendum? The poll data suggests Greening’s idea would be a total disaster for the Conservatives
The British left are somewhat more open to the idea, but the Conservative Party’s members and voters would not wear the proposal
Grassroots rebellion – Downing Street is starting to realise the scale of Tory opposition to the Chequers plan
Having begun with an apparent assumption that Conservative members would simply swallow what they were given, May’s team is now forced to make up lost ground.
“The very fact that people think they might do this is utterly destructive, utterly unnecessary, and they should back her to the hilt.”
Lewis and Barwell host conference call to gauge anger at Chequers on the doorstep and among the grassroots
They’re right to ask the question. If the answer comes back that May’s plan is harming the Tory campaign machine and electoral prospects, what will they do?
The tension can be seen in the way the Prime Minister’s sensible effort at Chequers clashes with the deeply-seated values of many in the Party’s grassroots.
This is not all about him. It is about the kind of country which the UK is going to become.
Will there be further resignations? Will the 48 letters go to Sir Graham Brady? If the 48 letters do go in, will May win – and survive?
The Morley and Outwood MP says that her constituents want the Brexit they voted for – and asks why Downing Street accuses Leavers but not Remainers of “bullying”.
Lewis has adopted a wise policy of transparency. That offers a chance to ditch guesstimates.