Plus: May under fire at home and pressure abroad. And around tables at the heart of Westminster, Labour researchers huddle, as though ready for an election and power.
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She said the bare minimum on Brexit and Corbyn has no idea how to get anything more out of her.
Wages are growing at their fastest rate for ten years, and employment is at a near-record high. But qualifications are necessary…
James Frayne: The route to a Conservative election victory lies through Middlesbrough, not Canterbury
That doesn’t mean the Party needs to move right; on the contrary, it means accommodating on issues such as the NHS.
Robert Colvile: The boost to home ownership that would come from Help to Own – and the work we’ve been doing on it
Alex Morton and the rest of our research team have spent weeks crunching the numbers to ensure that they stack up
When you’re worried about your child’s school, politicians look remote when they sound more interested in acronym bingo on whether we should look more like Canada or Norway.
Theresa May has mastered all the necessary pieties and used them to bludgeon her opponents into submission.
The Prime Minister will be under pressure to stand down if she doesn’t junk Chequers.
The former head of MI6 says “I don’t think you can entirely dump your past”.
It will help Davidson solidify her grip on the unionist base, and give swing voters minded for a change from the SNP fewer alternatives to consider.
Marshall Tisdale: I’m young, gay, state-educated – and Tory. No wonder Owen Jones hasn’t published his interview with me.
I didn’t have private tutoring, I didn’t go to the local grammar school, I don’t fit the Left’s stereotype. Is that why it’s been kept back?
“I passionately believe that our best days lie ahead of us.” The Prime Minister’s Conference speech, full text.
“We stand at a pivotal moment in our history. It falls to our party to lead our country through it.”
Lord Ashcroft: The Tory MPs who say “they have sent in letters they haven’t”. Or “withdrawn letters they never sent”.
Brady reports no confidence moves against May that might not be no confidence moves at all.
“I stand before you as the first Home Secretary in a generation that is actually able to define an immigration system, without being constrained by the EU.”
This strangely unreal conference is a kind of passage between the stymied Chequers plan…and whatever happens next.