Simply banging on about the socialist 1970s will not cut it. We need our own vision. Focus on shared ownership as the model for new housing would be a good start.
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And Conservative activists applaud a call to end “the fetishisation of the Green Belt”.
No experiments! That is the reassuring message out of Manchester.
For most voters, the 1970s are as foreign and distant as Venezuela.
The Chancellor took aim at Corbyn’s 1970s Marxism.
Plus: Economics is not enough, two lots of protesters (one in first class travel), and keeping fit at Party Conference.
The third in a three-part series of contributions from the ‘New Blue Book’.
I want our Party to come out of the process stronger and more adept at campaigning – ready to win.
Lord Ashcroft’s conference diary: Of capitalism, Corbyn, my new book…and my past life as a taxi driver
Political leaders always say that the election they are fighting is the most important for a generation, but the next time Britain goes to the polls it will probably be true.
After last June’s manifesto debacle, the temptation is to abandon all hope of reform altogether. But doing nothing is not an option.
Ashcroft’s new book: at the general election May failed to stop the Tories being seen as the nasty party
The PM lost her majority by running a single issue campaign which left Corbyn the chance to pose as the champion of ordinary people.
If the Conservatives had won 42 per cent from them too, our research projects that she would have won with a comfortable 42-seat majority.
Iain Dale: Pull yourselves together, Johnson, Hammond – the whole squabbling lot of you. Or we’ll have Corbyn in Downing Street.
Plus: The Labour leader’s other Brighton speech: “It was a full-blown Marxist rant. Put up taxes. Employers are evil. You know the sort of thing. They lapped it up.”
There’s a challenge for Conservatives in the fact that ‘simple but false’ has a PR advantage over ‘complex but true’.
Introducing the first in a series of articles from centre-right thinkers who have contributed to our new publication.