The EU’s rejection of Chequers gives May a chance to unite her party around Canada Plus Plus Plus – the only strategic Brexit option now open to her.
Posts Tagged: Conservative Party Conference
Plus: Sky’s Brexit bluster, Raab’s presentational skills. Who’s important on the Right? And: please don’t force me to go vegan.
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.
Davis, Hinds, Brokenshire, Hancock, Clark, Wright – ConHome’s full Party Conference fringe programme is now live
Speakers include eight Secretaries of State, the Mayor of the West Midlands, and many more.
Nicky Morgan: May’s coming conference speech. We must see the woman who danced in Africa – not the PMQs version
The Prime Minister should speak over the heads of Party members and the media to the people that she most identifies with: middle of the road voters.
We will have the ConHome marquee as usual plus another venue. Full details coming soon.
We gather the turnout – particularly among young Tories – is set to rise, and there will be more opportunities for members to speak from the stage.
There are clearly questions about what’s happening in relation to voting, membership, and representation — and what the Party should or might want to do.
Interview: Lewis -“At conference this year, I and the Prime Minister are determined that the members feel it is their conference.”
The Party Chairman intends to remove from the candidates’ list those who failed to campaign in the local elections.
Exclusive: Proposed changes on associations and candidate selection are being “revised” in the face of strong opposition
Since ConservativeHome revealed the planned changes in November, concern has been growing among MPs and Party members.
Yes, we need a resource shift to technical education. But the loss of the Tory majority last June will make it very slow going.
Luke Springthorpe: This was not as bad a year for the Conservatives as some claim. But 2018 must be much better.
The full force of policy and how it is communicated will need to be wrapped in an overarching theme of securing a bright future for the country after Brexit.
Nicky Morgan: Why this social mobility setback? Because the best brains in the Government are fixated on Brexit.
Too little attention is focused on the reasons why where you are born and your family background still matter far too much in modern Britain.
Danny Stone: Conservatives are right to fight anti-semitism – but beware making it a political football
Condemnation of such bigotry in other political parties must not be reduced to partisan mudslinging.
The modern family is changing, and the law should change with it. In any event, the traditional view of marriage has already been overhauled by the Conservatives.