They’re simply winning over the voters of a competitor party. That’s how democracy works.
Posts Tagged: Immigration
There has been progress – and there are signs that many BME Labour voters are beginning to feel that their votes are being taken for granted.
But the two halves of any putative progressive alliance are divided. The intelligentsia may be against Brexit, but the working class is enthusiastically for it.
This fourth piece of our mini-series on what should be in the manifesto argues she must build a fair market for all.
Far from trying to re-fight the battles of 2016 and perpetuate Leave-Remain divisions, most voters are now keen to embrace Britain’s post-EU future.
Two in three of them favour this change. One in three remain opposed. Who said Tory members always oppose liberalising measures?
Should the Government keep the triple lock? And students in the immigration figures? Take our General Election survey.
And what else should be in the manifesto? Plus, rate ministers’ performance.
Ryan Shorthouse: The Tory manifesto should offer loans for childcare and retraining, and better pay for teachers
This second piece of a mini-series on what should be in the manifesto argues that May must show those on modest incomes the good that Government can do.
These Lords amendments are an attempt by the Higher Education lobby to throw off the yoke of Government immigration controls.
Iain Duncan Smith: Why we need a visionary prospectus for this election – not a mass of details and tactical ploys
I feel we have gone too far in publishing and overly political manifestos which make it difficult to govern subsequently.
The established parties have lost their grip on this contest, but their hold on other parts of the country’s system remains strong.
British workers must be equipped for the task – especially since voters have sent a clear message about wanting stricter controls on immigration.
Alex Morton: Will this election deliver the Joe Chamberlain-style conservatism that May really wants?
In her belief in “the good that government can do”, she is quite unique in terms of UK political post-war history.
Above all, don’t neglect the obvious. May is vulnerable to Tory revolts – as the NICs debacle proved. She wants a real working majority.
Christopher Howarth: It would be wrong and unfair to stop counting international students in the migration numbers
If universities want a more relaxed policy, they should argue for it – not seek to hide statistics that they find inconvenient.