Election Battlegrounds 9) London

All three parties have a middling band of targets – what leaps out is how so many Cameron-era gains now seem out of the Tories’ reach.

Unemployment falls again

Voters may suspect that Conservatives only care about those at the top – but falling unemployment helps those stuck at the bottom.

Think Big, Britain

I’ve long hoped that the next Tory manifesto would offer an agenda for ensuring Britain can compete in what Digby Jones has rightly called the ‘Asian century’.