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Posts Tagged: Conservatives
James Frayne: The route to a Conservative election victory lies through Middlesbrough, not Canterbury
That doesn’t mean the Party needs to move right; on the contrary, it means accommodating on issues such as the NHS.
Chloe Westley: In praise of the small business people I met, who help create the wealth which keeps public services going
During this Budget run-up, many of those I met raised business rates as a killer, plus council tax, the apprenticeship levy, parking charges and corporation tax, too.
Robert Colvile: The boost to home ownership that would come from Help to Own – and the work we’ve been doing on it
Alex Morton and the rest of our research team have spent weeks crunching the numbers to ensure that they stack up
When you’re worried about your child’s school, politicians look remote when they sound more interested in acronym bingo on whether we should look more like Canada or Norway.
If it is copied, tracked or taken unlawfully, then its owners should be compensated, regardless of whether they can prove ‘damage’.
Robert Halfon: No to Ted Clubberlang Conservatism, no to Deliveroo Conservatism, yes to Workers’ Conservatism
That’s you told, Johnson and Truss. Plus: a Universal Credit Brexit Dividend for working families.
Good luck, Prime Minister, with your plan to split the Left. Just don’t split the Right as well while you’re at it.
Her bid to woo Labour Commons votes for a Brexit deal is part of a wider gambit.
Levels of trust between Numbers 10 and 11 Downing Street may be low, but the latter holds the key to helping create an economy and society that works for everyone.
Onward estimates that up to 88,000 landlords would make use of the relief each year, transferring just under half a million homes into ownership over five years.
Her ability to pass any Brexit bill through the Commons will depend more on the mood in the two main parties than the Northern Irish vote.
Marshall Tisdale: I’m young, gay, state-educated – and Tory. No wonder Owen Jones hasn’t published his interview with me.
I didn’t have private tutoring, I didn’t go to the local grammar school, I don’t fit the Left’s stereotype. Is that why it’s been kept back?
It was May’s best conference speech as Conservative leader. But her One Nation pitch could be too late to save her.
Lord Ashcroft: The Tory MPs who say “they have sent in letters they haven’t”. Or “withdrawn letters they never sent”.
Brady reports no confidence moves against May that might not be no confidence moves at all.
This strangely unreal conference is a kind of passage between the stymied Chequers plan…and whatever happens next.