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.
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.
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.
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.
The Prime Minister has a long story of progressive toryism to tell. Moral authority must not be conceded to Labour.
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.
Inspired by this site’s in-depth investigation, our Executive Editor talks to the BBC about a few of the “ten or twelve” problems that cost May her majority.
“A lot of voters know from experience they’ll have a new policy by Wednesday,” our Executive Editor argues.
The gaps it potentially addresses and the interest shown abroad suggests it at least merits consideration here ias a complement to renewable power generation and electric vehicles.
If the Government really is considering treating the intimidation of politicians in the same way as hate crime, it ought to think again.
First, that Leave had won dishonestly. Second, that the country had become more racist. Third, that the 52 per cent had wrecked the economy.
Davidson should have a standing invite to attend Political Cabinet, and be encouraged to speak her mind – on Brexit, the DUP and anything else.