Gender, race and sexuality dominated the early phases of Tory modernisation. The Prime Minister is now scaling the most challenging peak: class.
Posts Tagged: General Election 2015
If the parties support campaigners appropriately, then there will be good to be gained from this election.
Our staff do an amazing job whether they are based in London or locally. Their jobs are suddenly on the line in a way they hadn’t expected the day before.
They could even tie with Labour. If they build in their 2015 success (and learn from their 2016 disappointment) more seats are definitely within reach.
No action on Mercer’s election expenses, which accidentally omitted £80 of wooden stakes and printing
It’s a reminder that the law requires rather more than a Twitter hashtag campaign as proof of wrongdoing.
Tim Bale: A Conservative secret weapon at the last election – the non-members who worked for victory
Even if each of them who did anything at all did far less than paid up members, the sum of their individual efforts was at least as great and probably greater.
Well, it’s been quite a week, hasn’t it?
Many parliamentarians feel that CCHQ has hung them out to dry by being slow to take responsibility for its errors.
Interview: David Burrowes, occasional rebel, constant Christian – and a backbench force to be reckoned with
The MP for Enfield Southgate helped to sink tax credit and Sunday Trading changes – and now has eye on the Government’s housing benefit plans for young people.
When was the last time you answered your landline? Actually, when was the last time you talked to anyone on the phone at all – out of preference?
Some voters are angry, but anger doesn’t define most people most of the time.
Johnson is right – it might be comforting for the left to rage at voters, but it only leads to further disaster
It’s a familiar and inviting path, but its destination is a political wasteland.
The balance of the argument is against one as matters stand. But May will have no alternative but to go to the country if Parliament frustrates Brexit or her negotiation.
James Cartlidge: The triple lock. The NHS. The aid budget. If there’s to be a snap election, we’ll need a new manifesto
And on Brexit, as one who campaigned for In, I say we should get on with it, and avoid the one outcome that is infinitely less preferable to Leave or Remain: limbo.
The Fixed-term Parliaments Act is not an impenetrable barrier, but it does complicate things.