One of an occasional series of articles that ConservativeHome is publishing in advance of the Budget.
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The fifth of a series of pieces from Policy Exchange looking at specific issues that arise from the Brexit trade deal.
The biggest decision has already been taken. We have left the EU. So let’s treat whatever comes next as an opportunity.
If no good deal comes and No Deal happens, the option of a return to EU membership is no longer on the table.
Dean Godson: It’s easier for the right to move left on economics than for the left to move right on culture. That’s a plus for Johnson.
The sixth piece in a ConHome series this week on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
There is deprivation and lower educational attainment in the southern new towns, coastal communities, inner cities and rural coldspots.
Interview: Goodhart says Johnson understands better than Starmer that a graduate meritocracy alienates manual workers
The author warns we are sending far too many people to university and creating “a whole great bloated cognitive bureaucratic class”.
Sunder Katwala: Race and age. To older Britons, the pace of progress seems swift. To younger ones, frustratingly slow.
The framing of “facts versus feelings” won’t work for the liberal right on race any better than it has for the liberal left on immigration.
As a rule, the Conservatives are unclear about the politics of equality and identity. But there’s at least one Minister who isn’t.
Why is the Party so mistrustful of Tory intellectuals? We mourn the passing of our former contributor.
Ryan Shorthouse: Brexit is seeing struggle enough. Communitarians and libertarians don’t have to be in conflict.
Interdependence and independence need each other, and the Conservative Party should stand for both.
Andrew Green: Debating immigration has been marginal to this leadership election. That should change.
It is the moment to decide whether to go for a leader who is prepared to tackle immigration, or for one who has failed to heed the public’s calls to reduce it.
ConservativeHome’s leadership election panel. “The next Tory leader’s task is to fashion a home for “decent populists”
Each week, our panel of John O’Sullivan, Rachel Wolf, Trevor Phillips, Tim Montgomerie and Marcus Roberts will analyse and assess what’s happening.
So in short, talk up the country, listen to the ‘somewheres’ outside the Westminster bubble – and cut taxes.
Reconstructing May 1) She won’t win the battle for the future if Corbyn defines the battles of the past.
The Prime Minister has a long story of progressive toryism to tell. Moral authority must not be conceded to Labour.
May’s audit of ethnic disparities could blight her planned relaunch – and, more importantly, produce policy that sets back social justice rather than takes it forward.