Yet embracing change doesn’t mean blinkered acceptance. It is a core Conservative belief that robust rules are needed to ensure one person’s freedom doesn’t trample that of others.
Posts Tagged: Culture and technology
Simply ‘being on social media’ is not enough. It is the quality of content that is the overwhelming variable that determines success.
Nadhim Zahawi: Unfussily, quietly and impressively, Hammond’s Budget has prepared the ground for national recovery
The Chancellor has not suddenly changed who he is; he has carefully analysed the issues we face and plotted out a course of action to build a Britain fit for the future.
Andrew Wood: Yes, Singapore really is an example we can learn from. But not for the reasons some Tories give.
It is not especially low tax, nor is it unregulated – though it is certainly a more business-friendly environment then the UK. Here is why it works.
From healthcare and education to food and transport, privately-developed solutions can help ministers make a big difference at a fraction of the cost of traditional methods.
George Freeman: We need a new Chairman and team at CCHQ to lead a radical programme of Conservative renewal
Let’s have Policy Board outside of the constraints of the Government machine – and a commission on what Britain should look like post-Brexit.
Spreadsheet Phil must become Storyteller Phil – if his Budget is to succeed where the Tory conference failed
The Chancellor needs to help deliver the sense of direction so strikingly absent in Manchester last month, and indeed since last June’s election.
Robert Buckland: “We must speak the language of opportunity”. His lecture on Tory revival. Full text.
“The language should be that of giving people their chance to succeed and of being on their side – a “people politics” that many practice locally but which must be scaled up.”
The third in a three-part series of contributions from the ‘New Blue Book’.
Just as with electrical and product safety certifications, there needs to be a standard which is enforced for the software elements of all such products before they can be sold.
From the gig economy to mind-boosting drugs, the latest iteration of the ‘traditional economy’ is under pressure.
There is not enough cross-pollination between the education sector and employers. And careers advice must be dramatically improved
Put harshly, it can be the ideology of the free-rider, the citizen who neglects the demands of citizenship.
We need policies to meet the challenge of an ageing population, mass immigration, pressured families, job insecurity – and grotesquely expensive housing.
Alex Morton: Pro-immigration. Anti-Small Business. Pro-EU. And anti-Tory. The irresistible rise of the New Professional Class
The core of their beliefs is that elite expertise is preferred and believed superior to messier concepts such as the market or democracy.