We republish a personal Tory manifesto first published by this site almost exactly five years ago.
Posts Tagged: Constitution and democracy
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New Labour’s project of divesting power from the Commons cannot be reversed unless MPs are prepared to take up those responsibilities again.
The DUP and UUP are struggling adapt to the Province’s changing political circumstances, and the Alliance are the main beneficiaries.
In his foreword to our new Policy Exchange paper, John Howard urges the Prime Minister to “seize the moment”.
Rachel Wolf: I co-wrote this Conservative manifesto. And so can say that its focus was on neither the rich nor the poor.
To view Britain in such a way is to see a useless picture of the nation. Most people are Just About Managing. And they are our new voters.
The two most likely candidates are both Welsh-speaking Brexiteers – but hail from different parts of the principality and differ on devolution.
What you may have missed about the Conservative Manifesto 5) Johnson has neither forgiven nor forgotten the Supreme Court
He will remember Lady Hale and her swipe over “girly swots”. More pertinently, he will have in mind the court’s constitutionally illterate decision over prorogation.
On the outcome hangs the preservation of the nation state and the genuinely democratic government.
His ‘Contract with the People’ makes an effort to stake out some new territory for the People’s Army, but he faces an uphill climb.
Our survival as a party and arguably that of our nation itself depends on people having a stake in this country.
Ministers should avoid sweeping changes and primary legislation, but there are a number of careful reforms to be made to address problems highlighted by Brexit.
Richard Ekins: Judicial power and the election. Can the next Parliament reverse the rise of political litigation?
This is the first of a three-part ConHome mini-series from Policy Exchange on the judges, public policy and the election.
“My Government’s priority has always been to secure the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union on the 31st of October.”
Our arrangements have served us well for centuries. But the current situation reveals that it is in need of a tidy-up to restore its effectiveness and standing.