It was May’s best conference speech as Conservative leader. But her One Nation pitch could be too late to save her.
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Andrew Gimson’s Conference Sketch: Javid on how Enoch Powell lost a generation of ethnic minority voters
The Home Secretary also spoke of the vital need to fix the housing crisis.
“I am an optimist. I am an enthusiast for the change that is coming.” Hammond’s Conference speech, full text
“When the Prime Minister gets a deal agreed there will be a boost to our economic growth, a Deal Dividend which we will share, in line with our balanced approach.”
Nick Hargrave: Rapturously received – and strategically flawed. How May’s first Tory conference speeches have come back to haunt her.
She unwittingly legitimised unrealistic Brexit expectations and Corbyn’s economic argument.
Andrew Selous: Our belief in free markets does not mean that we will fail to call out abuse where we see it
A commitment to social justice has always been at the heart of conservatism. Now we need to do more to support families, health and relationships.
More protection is needed for tenants who complain about the condition of their property due to unscrupulous landlords
Khan is hanging around City Hall, waiting for the Labour leadership to turn up. London can do better.
I’ve already voted for Boff as the Conservative candidate. Sometimes I suspect that he knows even more about the capital than Peter Ackroyd.
“Our friends and neighbours in social housing should not have to put up with second-rate homes.” May’s housing speech: full text.
The rise of social housing provided “biggest collective leap in living standards in British history”. Today, housing associations are the keepers of that legacy.
New research out today calculates that granting a piece of land planning permission for new houses makes it dramatically more valuable.
Through the Centre for Social Justice, she has put her time into actively working on the difficult issues we also face such as homelessness.
Philippa Stroud’s new Social Metrics Commission hopes to bring light to murky statistical waters. But can numbers ever truly neutralise politics?
Bob Seely: Yes, Brexit and leadership are important. But so’s everything else. Here are some ideas for the future.
Scrap HS2. Integrate social care. Abolish NI. Reverse police cuts. Consider a new Bill of Rights. And much, much more.
Chloe Westley: The pernicious, corrosive poison of gossip in politics – and how it blights women especially
We’re judged not only on what we do and say, but often also on our relationships (or lack thereof!), our hair, our weight, the clothes we wear, and so on.
He has the ideas to take the Capital forward. One great example is his plan to put one thousand extra police officers on the streets by cutting waste in City Hall.
My campaign is a positive and upbeat campaign. It reaches out to non-traditional Conservative supporters whilst staying true to our Conservative principles.