Not only would many borrowers feel pain, but the Opposition might well be tempted to seize the chance to pile on the pressure.
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The Defence Secretary calls on the Labour leader to reject his youth wing’s position.
The centenary of the Co-operative Party challenges us to re-assert the link between conservatism and the mutual economic model.
The future leaders of the Left either don’t know their history, or prefer a made-up version of it.
Provision for No Deal is in the Conservative manifesto. A vote against it would thus be one of confidence.
It follows that any Tory MP voting with Corbyn would thus be deprived of the whip, and ineligible to stand as a Party candidate in any election that followed.
The Shadow Chancellor believes that the House of Commons will force the Government to secure a deal.
“It’s a very simple thing: if economically it’s better to have to have an arrangement that works for our business and our economy then we’ll do it.”
We need to look at the write-off threshold more than the repayment threshold or bottom line fees to make a difference that young graduates can relate to.
It would achieve real competition, incentivise efficiency and bring prices down for the majority (companies would be forced to compete for new customers or wither fast).
He discusses his new book, Hearts and Minds, in which he traces the change in Conservative ideas from Thatcher to Cameron and beyond.
Gone are the days when the Prime Minister could sweep Corbyn aside as a ludicrous leftie.
Twenty four per cent of Bale’s Tory respondents were between 18 and 44, four points lower than the number of his Labour respondents of the same age.
Howard Flight: Today’s Mayite Conservatives have embraced a socialist ethic – with wishy-washy, opportunistic policies.
Mercifully, there remain a few Thatcherites, even in the Cabinet, who believe in the power of liberty, responsibility, commerce and voluntary action.
Lewis Baston: Forty years ago, another Tory conference. It saw that famous Hague speech. And the arrival of Reg Prentice…
The former Labour MP’s defection, and the later split within that party, has not yet found in a parallel in our own turbulent times.
The Prime Minister must explain today how reforming the system will deliver more gains for workers and familes than tearing it up.