The party’s position looks incomparably strong, but the conditions necessary to sustain its current coalition increasingly appear temporary.
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Plus: Tracey Crouch gets a women’s rugby team to bar the Chancellor. And: a new Tory One-Night-Stand dating app called Blue on Blue…
In Manchester, as in Tower Hamlets, the law is not being enforced.
The last of three clips from this week’s Good Right panel at Party Conference with Ruth Davidson, Iain Duncan Smith, Michael Gove and Sajid Javid.
The second of three clips from this week’s Good Right panel.
The first of three clips from this week’s Good Right panel.
Plus: What Heidi Allen said about him. And George Osborne. And Theresa May. Plus: Yes, Nicky Morgan could be the next Conservative leader.
From the major speeches in the hall to the thuggish protesters outside, here is our conference run-down.
Peter Walker: Abuse, spitting, jostling, violence – and a failure of leadership by Greater Manchester Police
As a former deputy chief constable, I saw this week how they failed to plan properly for the Conservative Conference – and, worse still, change their tactics.
“Wages are rising. Hope is returning. We’re moving into the light. But we’re not there yet. We’re only half way through.”
“A Great British take-off – that leaves no-one behind. That’s our dream – to help you realise your dreams.”
For all the Government’s failures, she was making a bold, brave argument. It may offend the zeitgeist within the M25, but it resonates in the bigger Britain.
Plus: An eye on UKIP and Northern Powerhousemates.
It’s a story with three acts so far. Will there be a fourth?
A former Conservative Parliamentary Candidate goes to find out what the anti-Tory protesters at the party’s annual conference really have to say for themselves.