They should eschew the fire-and-forget approach which gave us the Electoral Commission.
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Cheryl Gillan: Fake news. Dark ads. Foreign interference – and out-of-date rules. Why we need an overhaul of our electoral laws.
If we do not update the rules governing our elections and referendums, their credibility faces a perfect storm of threats.
Soutiam Goodarzi: The Conservative Party must up its game online – where its attacks on Labour aren’t working
Stop playing the Left’s game of taking offence and accusing people of -isms and -phobias. Instead, show some character and discuss real issues.
Cameron and Osborne spent £9 million promoting Remain in 2016. Now May appears to be pursuing the same tactic.
Social media providers should be required to present UK consumers with an ongoing, highly visible, simple, unavoidable choice over its use.
Parliament is struggling to retain senior figures. New peers should be chosen on their ability to raise the calibre of debate.
From ‘fake news’ to micro-targeting, crowd-funding to data rights, we explore the key areas of focus for an overdue review of the rules of our democracy.
The phrase tends to get thrown around as if it means something undeniably and wholly positive, but it’s more complicated than that.
It was a textbook case of how Islamist terror works here – or has to date, anyway. We honour and remember those who died.
He agrees that Parliament doesn’t yet command the respect of its American and European counterparts with these companies.
Daniel Stafford: The GDPR chaos is a reminder of how taking back control will allow us to make better laws
A well-intentioned but badly designed EU law is irritating consumers and making life far harder for charities and businesses. After Brexit we will be able to fix it.
Byron Davies: How I won an apology from a Corbyn supporter for falsehoods that helped to cost me my seat
I decided to make a personal stand, and demonstrate that there was a price to be paid for making such outrageous and inaccurate allegations.
If social networks are common spaces, they must be open to both left and right. Conservatives must take the lead to ensure oversight is fair.
Iain Dale: A revitalised and purposeful May heads for the Welsh hills to call an election (just kidding, folks)
Plus: Gauke’s failure, UKIP chaos, Salmond’s Russia Today shame, Corbyn’s anti-semitism debacle…and an invitation if you live near Bath.
ConservativeHome’s Executive Editor and Barack Obama’s former digital guru discuss the ethics and practicalities of targeted campaigning, on the Week in Westminster.