The campaign against him is driven by the knowledge that May agrees with his views on design – and fear that the Government will act on them.
Posts Tagged: Culture
There is a spirit of liberty at this event, informed by the belief that traditional British freedom includes the right not just to make a lot of noise, but to be extremely rude.
Holly Whitbread: Away with this doom and gloom. Let’s all cheer up – and look forward to this new Festival of Britain.
In the face of our challenges, we often forget about our many opportunities, our potential and what we already have to celebrate.
It’s a long game – and the key is to create a loyal voter base, not throw money at targeted advertising during elections.
Nevertheless, tax alone won’t solve our challenge. Instead we must reshape the high street experience – as we’re starting to do in the West Midlands.
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.
Plus: Leadsom stonewalls, Cox charms, Brexit stalls. And: my almost-but-not-quite shoulderpads fetish.
Andy Street: Here in the West Midlands, there’s a new kind of politics developing. We call it Urban Conservatism. And it’s winning.
Our new fortnightly columnist on a renaissance which “through teamwork and shared vision, is producing real results”.
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 Or “withdrawn letters they never sent”.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.
Robert Halfon: Please, please free me from Brexit Groundhog Day Brexit Groundhog Day Brexit Groundhog Day…
Plus: The train of communism stalls but the train of conservatism stutters. And: Tackling Burning Injustices does not mean taxing milkshakes.
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.
Chloe Westley: The pernicious, corrosive poison of gossip in politics – and how it blights women especially
We’re judged not only on what we do and say, but often also on our relationships (or lack thereof!), our hair, our weight, the clothes we wear, and so on.
How the far left uses a feedback loop to shut down people in the short term – and ideas in the long.
Ideas and vision are necessary, but they are not sufficient. People need to see results and to achieve them they need to take part.
WATCH: Ici Londres – Hannan suggests that offence-taking has become a form of conspicuous consumption
“I’ll give you a general rule of thumb – a heuristic, if you will. Anyone who says ‘I am offended’ is not really offended.”