David Skelton catalogues the snobbish abuse heaped by progressive intellectuals on workers in neglected towns.
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While too many progressives sneer, as conservatives we recognise the power of national rituals to bring communities closer together.
In many cases, they are ridiculed, stereotyped and portrayed as somewhere between bigoted and racist.
It is absurd and demeaning that we depend on Hancock, or on anyone in London, for the supply of hospital gowns.
Danny Kruger: The charities package and real conservatism. Our focus is on neither the individual nor the state, but on what’s between them.
The Treasury’s decision is a vital moment in the battle against coronavirus and in the emerging consensus about the country we want to be in future.
The Government must spare no effort to deliver dignified work, up-to-date infrastructure, and state-of-the-art training to these long-neglected communities.
Skelton on One Nation, and how Tories must take the lead in reviving towns which have been left to rot
The patriotic, Brexit-voting working class, neglected for decades by Labour, must now be championed by the Conservatives.
Bowman and Westlake’s policy ideas are perfectly compatible with this end, but pitching them as a city and town agenda risks creating a false impression.
Suella Fernandes, James Frayne, Hannah David, Ryan Shorthouse, Andrew Allison and others give their verdict.
Suella Fernandes, Alan Mak, Ryan Shorthouse, James Frayne, Hannah David and others give their view.
Here are three areas where the next leader can fulfil a desire to have a country that works for everybody.
An area almost the size of England is covered with safe seats. There are no compelling political reasons for a Conservative and Labour MP to understand each others’ voters.
Including contributions from Paul Abbott, Louise Burfitt-Dons, Dr Simon Clarke, Natalie Elphicke, Mark Fox, John Glen MP, David Skelton and Zehra Zaidi.
James Cleverly MP, Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP, Cllr Sean Anstee, Graeme Archer, Professor Tim Bale and others give their suggestions.
Murdo Fraser MSP, Natalie Elphicke, Andrew Lilico, John Glen MP, Heidi Allen and others respond to Osborne’s statement.