They are chosen not from a factional or ideological standpoint, but from what I see while doing the job of Mayor.
Posts Tagged: Drugs
Government should be passionate about self-reliance, but we must also recognise the transformative power of an enabling state.
These opportunities and options should start far earlier in children’s lives, enabling a twin-track of skills training.
If we can’t think of anything that’s going to do real good, maybe we could act like true Conservatives for once – and choose to do nothing at all?
Politicians must decide whether their priority in response to knife crime is ‘do something’ or ‘do something effective’
Being seen to be tough is superficially appealing, but prioritising solutions that actually work is a far better service to the public.
The defectors are wrong. The Conservatives aren’t shifting to the right. They are mired in the mixed middle.
No less than the ERG, the group of three sees everything through the prism of Brexit – which, let it not be forgotten, they voted to support themselves.
The challenge is complex. New factors such as poor EU migrants and increasing drug use are driving it.
Young people must have a sense of active citizenship. A reassertion of respect for authority figures is needed.
Andrew Selous: Our belief in free markets does not mean that we will fail to call out abuse where we see it
A commitment to social justice has always been at the heart of conservatism. Now we need to do more to support families, health and relationships.
George Freeman: Come to our Big Tent Ideas Festival next weekend. And help build conservatism and capitalism for a new generation.
Penny Mordaunt, Liz Truss, Dan Hannan, Liam Halligan, Steve Baker, Tom Tugendhat & others will speak. And there’s a special discount for ConHome readers.
Each Secretary of State in every department should examine the impact of their department’s policies on families’ lives.
The Labour leader wants it “made readily available as quickly as possible” – but won’t be drawn on recreational use.
I’ll be putting my name forward as our candidate for Mayor and will use my mandate to argue with Government to change the law to save the lives of young Londoners.
Grieve is right. The logic of a Government defeat today leads to a change of leadership – and a general election
Neither Tory MPs nor voters want a poll, but a paralysed Government and Parliament would make one all but unavoidable long before 2022.
Any eventual review of drugs policy as a whole must focus on collective consequences rather than individual rights.