An 80-seat majority is a fabulous opportunity, but we need practical, effective and popular policies to deliver on our manifesto.
Posts Tagged: Conservative Policy Forum
The Conservative Policy Forum should set up permanent subject groups in areas of policy which matter to our members.
Our party’s ‘internal think tank’ has huge potential to engage new members, drive policy formation, and help us build and defend a ‘blue wall’.
Our Party’s internal think-tank offers has a crucial role to play in broadening our appeal and devising a winning policy programme.
If we are to win a majority in Parliament at the next General Election it is critical that we win the women’s vote.
MPs, you may successfully argue that you are a ‘trustee’ and not a ‘delegate. But we will defend your Association’s right to take a different view.
Our Party needs a stronger link between activists, MPs, and CCHQ, and a much more concerted effort to reach out to women.
I want the leadership candidates to tell me how they are going to deliver Brexit, unite and refresh the Conservative Party – and win the next election.
Chloe Westley: There’s a word for the “certain type of people” you brush off, Ms Rudd. Conservatives.
These are the people who give up their free time to knock on doors around the country, and take the heat for the Government’s failure to deliver Brexit.
Our party owns this crisis. If we honour the referendum we can shape the next decade. If we don’t then chaos – and Corbyn – await.
Chris Skidmore: How the Conservative Policy Commission will play its part in drawing up the next general election manifesto
I hope this work, which entails listening to party members, communities and businesses, will help to shape the future thinking of the Party.
We must turn our departure into a spur for bold domestic reform, not allow it to become this generation’s Black Wednesday.
An inspiring policy vision and more democratic decision-making can help the Tories rebuild their campaigning machine.
A recent Conservative conference for the area found eagerness to discuss radical policies and to embrace innovative campaigning techniques. An encouraging sign for the local elections.
We wish the new Party Chairman well. But if you want to know what he’s up against, just follow the money.
In the short-term, throwing everything at target seats makes sense. Over the longer, it is a recipe for weak outreach, social media failure and falling membership.