Under the Coalition, progress was very slow. With a majority, it can be different. The Director of the Centre for Social Justice sums up this week’s ConHome series.
Posts Tagged: General Election 2015
Voters in provincial England are the critical battlefield between the Tories and Labour, and we must be imaginative and bold to earn their loyalty.
The computers that crashed. And the campaign that didn’t. The story of the Tory stealth operation that outwitted Labour last month
The first full analysis of how the 2015 election was won. The Party’s efforts were driven by an innovative approach to target seats. So what worked and what didn’t?
Our party review should consider how to reach those voters let down by the Opposition’s divisive, identity-driven campaigns in places like Nottingham.
As speculation about his successors rises, the Prime Minister’s authority will diminish. MPs will seek to impress their future boss, not their current one.
A handful of gains from the Liberal Democrats do little to disguise a total stalemate between Labour and the Tories in this region.
Activists need to feel a sense of belonging to a city-wide Conservative network.
All a unionist party does by dissolving its British connections is signal to the electorate that the SNP are right.
The current entrepreneurial spirit and endeavour are the strongest I have experienced in my career.
Ultimately, the logic of the argument against FPTP leads not just to PR, but to a permanent power-sharing government.
Ministers who want Brexit should be free to campaign for No during the referendum. And the Prime Minister should be free to get on with the renegotiation he wants.
Plus: ComRes – waving. Harris-Quinney – drowning. Bring on Zac Goldsmith. Welcome, Paul Abbott. Jeremy Corbyn, my part in his rise. And: I will miss Charles Kennedy.
Another region, another strong Conservative result against a mismanaged Labour campaign plagued by local miseries.
Also: ‘Self-financing’ Yes campaign bankrolled by the SNP; and Welsh Labour minister uninterested in ‘English Labour’ leadership contest.
Edward Timpson MP: Today, we introduce our new Adoption Bill – to help ensure that no child is left behind
We will establish, where Councils are unable or unwilling to do so, Regional Adoption Agencies to match children with the right family for them more quickly.