Furthermore, further education (FE) is another pressing concern for new Tory voters.
Posts Tagged: Onward
Ted Christie-Miller and Richard Howard: How to deliver net zero emissions by 2050 without damaging the economy
Party leaders face uncomfortable truths as they prepare for the Leaders’ Climate Debate later today.
Bowman and Westlake’s policy ideas are perfectly compatible with this end, but pitching them as a city and town agenda risks creating a false impression.
Sunder Katwala: What Onward’s new report really tells us about the prospects of a post-liberal conservatism
It offers interesting insights into the shape of public opinion in 2019. But talk of a ‘sea change’ away from freedom is hard to stand up.
The Government should abolish stamp duty entirely for all purchases of a main home under £500,000.
Mark Harper: Most people think it is right to reduce migration. We need a Sustainable Immigration Plan.
This new plan from Onward would force the Government to set out its own plans and forecasts – and make the trade-offs that are inherent in migration policy.
Mark Harper: If the Conservative Party is not the party of sound money, then what on earth are we for?
Between them, the two remaining candidates have already clocked up tax and spending promises of around £51 billion per year.
If he is looking for a legacy beyond Brexit, then ‘rural proofing’ all government policy would be a good place to start.
Alan Mak: Conservatism 4.0 – Adapting our Party for the Fourth Industrial Revolution is our greatest challenge
The battlegrounds of the next election, as well as the wider economy, are being shaped by new technology.
Years of sound economic management give the Government space to invest in public services, working families, and rebalancing the British economy.
His announcement on EU nationals – crafted to appeal to liberal Leavers, Remainers and Softer Brexiteers – has perfect pitch in terms of the coalition he is trying to build.
The Australian Liberals know who their target voters are. The Conservatives don’t seem to have a clue.
Amidst the gathering leadership election debate, there is a lack of focus on who such voters are and where they live.
“Populism of left and right poses enormous risks to this country’s prosperity.” Gauke’s speech to Onward – full text
“The disenchantment of the traditional working class with the left clearly creates an opportunity for the right.”
It would be easy to complain about unrealistic Labour promises, or hope people will naturally switch allegiance as they age, but neither approach is good enough.
His sacking is more evidence, were it needed, of the tensions that tear at the Tory coalition – and threaten to render it unsustainable.