When we asked people what mattered most to themselves and their families Brexit dropped to third place, with the cost of living at the top of the list.
Posts Tagged: Conservative Party Conference
Interview. Williamson, Brexit optimist. “Let’s be liberated by this process – let’s start to look at opportunities more widely.”
The words “Chequers” and “Canada” don’t pass his lips, but he’s careful not to die in a ditch for the former or to rule out the latter.
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.
Online they swarm when I ask for questions to Davidson: they must be frightened of her. Plus: what was May thinking? What I’ll be doing. Top 100 people on the Conservative Right. And: why Farage should quit UKIP.
E-cigarettes are a great innovation for public health, but they are threatened by bad EU regulation.
Interview: Greening – Banning the People’s Vote from the Tory conference handbook is wrong. “You don’t win a debate by not allowing it to happen.”
The party must move on from Brexit – and focus on boosting social mobility.
He’s been known to ponder the way in which Singapore and Israel developed relatively quickly and with few assets – and draw lessons from their experience.
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.
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.