The sixth piece in a ConHome series this week on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
Plus: After the kidnapping of this Christian girl, we should cut off aid to Pakistan. And: Muslims must face up the fact that terror is claimed in their name.
Rob Stark meets a bloody end in Game of Thrones. But he won every battle he fought first – and the Greater Manchester Mayor is following his example.
Johnson is being squeezed between dissenting local authorities, an increasingly divided Cabinet – and fundamental problems with test and trace.
So how do we get more good, high-paying jobs into poorer areas? One specific opportunity relevant in a lot of Red Wall seats is advanced manufacturing.
The framing of “facts versus feelings” won’t work for the liberal right on race any better than it has for the liberal left on immigration.
Johnson has fewer than three months in which to move public opinion – the key to getting schools moving again.
Bath, Bishop Auckland, Bristol North West, Peterborough, and Wirral West are seeking candidates, as are several northern cities.
I strongly believe that the region is poised at one of the most exciting and opportunity-rich junctures of its post-modern history.
If we are to be a truly national Party, we must have in place a structure which enables us to hear, absorb and reflect the views of the entire United Kingdom.
The focus on leaving the EU needs to be balanced by a powerful new Department for Growth, with a mandate to devolve power and drive up regional prosperity.
The challenge to a Party that holds not a single seat in Merseyside.
It is a relic of an out-of-date fashion for the big and artificial rather than the small, local and rooted.
The Conservatives are stronger in the new towns, weaker in some some suburbs and more concentrated in the South-East – the cause and effect of changes in the party.
Michael criss-crossed the country with me – something a former Deputy Prime Minister might have preferred to skip.