We republish a personal Tory manifesto first published by this site almost exactly five years ago.
Posts Tagged: Liberty
It is no secret that some senior civil servants in the Foreign Office do not share the Prime Minister’s commitment to implementing the Truro Recommendations.
Johnson – at a stroke, a bigger player in foreign affairs, because of his larger majority. But what does he want to do?
The scale of his domestic ambitions and the legacy of the Iraq War suggest that his ambitions will be limited – for the moment at least.
There are three main issues for us. The HE/FE balance, making all students welcome on campus and the Conservatives’ own internal housekeeping.
Ryan Bourne: Johnson’s policy prospectus is tainted by interventionism, statism, collectivism – and could be a lot worse.
We economic liberals should be cautiously thankful for the stay of execution that his leadership and manifesto have given us.
Briefing that Johnson will “lock up terrorists and throw away the key” is taking the voters for fools.
It really is remarkable. Every self-reported measure of wellbeing has improved near continuously in the past eight years.
The Neoliberal Manifesto, a joint project between the Adam Smith Institute and 1828, champions an approach based on freedom, markets and choice.
It’s a bit like the roof of Parliament’s Westminster Hall: which is held up by a lot of huge, ancient beams all resting on each other.
Sponsored Post. John Whittingdale: Britain must be the defender of free media at home, and its champion overseas
We should be proud that our overseas aid budget is helping to strengthen the capacity of journalists working overseas to hold their Governments to account.
We need to redefine our purpose, move forward with our global partners, unite the UK – and defeat Corbynism.
The real risk of all this is that it gets praised – but is then quietly filed away. What needs to happen is a change of Foreign Office culture.
That newspapers may technically be open to proceedings over the Darroch cables highlights weaknesses in our legislation.
What he detests is less liberalism than democracy, and the obstacle it poses to Russian foreign policy objectives.
We don’t need a ‘Brexiteer’ leader, we need a unifier, a leader who is not marked by labels but by their ability to implement the referendum result.