A move from Ken Clarke to Aneurin Bevan would not only risk harming the NHS, but miss the real target of reform: social care.
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The Union needs a cultural case to walk in step with the material one – Project Love, not Project Fear. Which means looking to the future.
Ryan Bourne: A reassuringly conservative speech from Starmer’s Shadow Chancellor. The Tories will need to up their game.
This is not to say that all of Dodds’ analysis is coherent or correct, but the days of unhinged Corbynite attacks on capitalism are over.
We will be using this Northern Ireland centenary to promote it and recognise its contribution to the rest of the UK
Will Quince: While we get help to people in need, Starmer calls for some of it to be scrapped – with no replacement plan
Labour would abolish Universal Credit, which has coped well with the unprecedented pressures of this unprecedented last year.
Until Ministers have a clear direction in which to steer the ship of anti-poverty policy, they will be at the mercy of the passengers.
Auto-rant, bullshit and self-pity. The conspiracists who stormed the senate. And their right-wing equivalents here.
We feel the power of American culture in Britain – and the shock-jockery, coat-trailing, and oppositional mindset that comes with it.
Lord Fowler has identified the right problem in the wake of yesterday’s appointments but advanced the wrong solution.
The Corporation is so obsessed with its own worldview as to have excluded the millions of women who vote Conservative from the documentary.
The lesson of the last year is poorer communities are much more vulnerable to the next virus or health emergency.
Richard Holden: This first Johnson year demanded tough short-term decisions. The coming second will demand tough long-term ones.
The towns of the North East, left behind for generations by Labour, will need to see their Conservative MPs forging a durable path to a future.
We have seen it in the context of Europe; we are seeing it in the context of Covid restrictions. We may more of it in tackling the public finances.
As an old European Conservatives and Reformists hand, our columnist has centre-right connections in the EU, Europe, America – and worldwide.
This book tells you more about the demographics of party members than anything you will hear from the usual commentators.
Every MP wants to make sure restrictions in their area are as limited as possible. But we’re close to the end now. Let’s not fall near the finish line.