Here, in a nutshell, is why Labour is struggling to make progress. Its obsession with identity politics puts it at odds with the majority of British people.
People dismiss this cohort , believing that they’ll grow out of their economic ideals. But it’s a mistake to do so.
The most important task is the resolution of the constitutional crisis and a return to the normal democratic process.
The media has suggested there is something suspect about the Conservative Party’s receipt of private money.
Their idealism over this ideology is fairly superficial. Even so, Conservatives must do more to reverse the trend.
There are several impressive contenders – although the former president is likely to make a return too.
Plus: Is it really a bad thing if more work from home? And: It’s time to acknowledge private workers’ contributions in the Covid crisis.
It’s your efforts on the doorstep and phone that will help us to deliver more local Conservatives with a proven track record of delivering good local services.
The party has its own history of politicians with close links to business.
For the lost Labour seats of the Red Wall, Labour is simply still the party of Britain-bashing and university Marxists.
Strangely, one of the few things that now unites voters across the Left and Right is a feeling he won’t win an election.
Furthermore, critics of the programme are alarmed by the rising costs. But will they ever acknowledge that ‘lockdown sceptics’ warned about these?
The saga shows how vulnerable Britain’s planning system can be to high profile, articulate pressure groups.
His fixation on trying to outmanoeuvre his opponents makes it less clear what he stands for.
In one of an occasional series we are running in advance of the Budget, some radical suggestions for kickstarting the British economy.