While too many progressives sneer, as conservatives we recognise the power of national rituals to bring communities closer together.
Posts Tagged: English
What is it – and how can we strengthen it? That is the focus of Bright Blue’s latest report, published today.
Alex Morton: A Commons with no majority – so no radical Conservative measures? You’ve forgotten about EVEL.
In England, the Tories have a majority of nearly 60 over all the other parties. So bring on new grammar schools – and much else.
New polling shows that national identity is a strong, emotive force – but also that it remains poorly-defined.
Binita Mehta-Parmar: Javid has a crucial opportunity to improve the Government’s standing among BME voters
He is uniquely placed to start to rebuild trust – and that task is essential to our Party’s future.
Nicky Morgan: It’s too soon to abandon fiscal discipline, but the Spring Statement is a chance to communicate our vision
Day-to-day spending being brought back into balance is good news, and it makes some spending decisions easier, but beware hype about the ‘end of austerity’.
Women in particular suffer from being dependent on their husbands or children to translate for them.
For people to integrate and find work, they must be able to learn the language.
Some voters are angry, but anger doesn’t define most people most of the time.
Last year, there were over 10,000 fewer A-levels being taken in languages than were taken at the end of the 1990s.