They include both the working class vote being up for grabs…and the Party adapting to the changing nature of modern Britain.
Posts Tagged: Employment
James Bundy: Schools, housing, social mobility – and the passionate case that Scottish Conservatives must make
Voters aren’t focusing on the constitution, but on the SNP’s record in Government. We must be ready to capitalise on this by telling then the truth.
The Government must do much more to promote universities, apprenticeships and FE colleagues equally to ensure that young people get the skills they need.
This Government must be about more than Brexit, and there are a range of practical steps we can and should take straight away.
Alex Morton: Identity politics is wrong – and bad for Tories, too. So if May is staking a revival on it, her difficulties will deepen.
The idea that all groups should have the same outcomes is just an update of the old socialist idea of equality of outcome – ignoring the choices that individuals make.
Chloe Smith: My experience as a disabled person of Access to Work. What it does right. And how it could do better.
Making the scheme more accessible and user-friendly would help, as would supporting unpaid internships, work experience placements and volunteering.
We should seek the closest possible relationship with the EU and an open trade policy. Firms need confidence to invest.
The employment and unemployment rates are each at the best levels since the 1970s. But do voters care?
As possibly the only Brexiteer in the Parliamentary Party’s One Nation group, I am also only too aware that this message must be accompanied by a successful EU negotiation.
From the gig economy to mind-boosting drugs, the latest iteration of the ‘traditional economy’ is under pressure.
But that doesn’t mean we should stop calling out Jeremy Corbyn for his terrible polices and illusory promises.
The second article in a five-piece series by the author on how Britain must prepare for March 31 2019 – and has less than 600 days to get it right.
An in-depth survey of the impact of EU migrants on the economy is a good start, but it must reflect a broader range of priorities and concerns.
Introducing Bright Blue’s seventy-point plan to support Theresa May in her quest to combat the “burning injustices” she outlined on the steps of Downing Street.
A sudden, retroactive change in how ‘sleep-in’ shifts are classified risks driving many providers out of business.