It may be useful to ask how the Environment Secretary would handle problems confronting other Cabinet Ministers. Consider the case of knife and gun crime.
Posts Tagged: Mark Wallace
WATCH: “This is the year 2018. British Jews feel the need to protest against antisemitism…in a party on the frontline of British politics”
ConservativeHome’s Mark Wallace argues Corbyn’s Labour opponents were wrong to allow him the excuse of being “a decent man” who was simply misguided.
Unless we find a way to win over those in their forties, thirties and younger, we will have an even bigger problem at the next election.
Wanted: a grand bargain with voters, whereby some rises at the top end are traded off for others nearer the bottom.
WATCH: Wallace: “In the best case scenario, Corbyn turned a blind eye to a whole series of very nasty people”
Our Executive Editor discusses the allegations that the Labour leader and other MPs met with Communist spies during the Cold War.
If you don’t like what the Treasury’s up to, criticise the Chancellor, who’s accountable for it – not those who work for him, who aren’t.
We wish the new Party Chairman well. But if you want to know what he’s up against, just follow the money.
In the short-term, throwing everything at target seats makes sense. Over the longer, it is a recipe for weak outreach, social media failure and falling membership.
Gone is the Conservative certainty of reducing taxes to promote businesses’ own investment and growth.
Peter Franklin: Introducing GovOpposition. How the Tories can reinvent themselves in office. And who’s doing it best.
While the responsibilities of government must be shouldered, there’s no doubting the need for a time of renewal – one as profound as in any period of opposition.
Nicky Morgan: Why I’m proud to be a mutineer – or, rather, to be striving to improve the EU Withdrawal Bill
Those who try to label and bully us will only make us stronger. And their attempts to do so say more about them than us.
WATCH: Wallace – Capitalism saves lives, that’s why the failure to make the popular case for it is so dangerous
ConservativeHome’s Executive Editor on the damage done when businesses let down customers and politicians abandon important principles.
The most startling element is its one big dive outside the workings of the Tory machine: he wants the leader’s powers to draw up the manifesto to be reined in.
Reconstructing May 1) She won’t win the battle for the future if Corbyn defines the battles of the past.
The Prime Minister has a long story of progressive toryism to tell. Moral authority must not be conceded to Labour.
Lord Ashcroft: The general election. How the Conservatives damaged their reputation for competence without gaining one for compassion.
Nearly everything believed to exercise Labour more than the Tories was also named more often as a priority for “me and my family” than for Britain as a whole.
Our snap judgement is that Tory MPs and members are not. But there are warning signs: a fragile leader, a rusty machine – and a project that urgently needs renewal.