Each Secretary of State in every department should examine the impact of their department’s policies on families’ lives.
Posts Tagged: Fiona Bruce MP
Last-minute concessions appear to have saved the Government from defeat on the EU Withdrawal Bill
Well, at least more people than previously now know he is Minister for Children and Families. What should be in his in-tray?
Freeman is right about a new Policy Commission to prepare for the next election – complete with non-Tory members
The 1997 experience of Downing Street keeping the manifesto process to itself was unhappy. The Party needs to draw on wider talent to reinvent itself in government.
Spreadsheet Phil must become Storyteller Phil – if his Budget is to succeed where the Tory conference failed
The Chancellor needs to help deliver the sense of direction so strikingly absent in Manchester last month, and indeed since last June’s election.
May’s damaged authority is having a beneficial side-effect – namely, freeing Tory MPs to think aloud about the Party’s future.
The final piece in our five-part series on ConHome on a new Manifesto to Strengthen Families, which was launched in Parliament this week.
The bottom line is that America cannot simply sit back, and wait for North Korea to become a direct threat.
But neither the American President’s concession to Britain nor the question of double standards are likely to deter some Parliamentarians.
Chris Whitehouse: Is our overseas aid fuelling hate and discrimination against religious minorities?
A new report, and an event tomorrow, highlight the plight of people throughout the world persecuted for practising their faith – especially by extremist Islamist groups.
Twenty five Tory MPs joined Labour and the SNP in opposing liberalisation, and provided the Government’s margin of defeat.
Reform of the sex industry is better both for buyers and sellers than bans – a reply to Fiona Bruce’s article of last week.
The biggest family policy that the Conservatives can embrace, he said, is housebuilding.
Should Britain leave the EU? Come and hear Steve Baker at ConHome’s Conservative Conference fringe meeting
Plus: Our fringe programme for Manchester in full, including other major events on families policy with Priti Patel and how to respond to Corbyn with Liam Fox.
The Government has already doubled funding for relationship support, and help during early years is bound to be in the agenda.