Plus: Diversity sweeps Essex. Forget the Conservative Party – this is May’s campaign. And: Give Anne Jenkin a peerage. But of course: she already has one.
He could commit to some tangible metrics – i.e: reducing the tax code in length by 25 per cent by 2019, or pledging to abolish three taxes in each budget.
Change Britain activists who backed both Leave and Remain will be on the streets, maintaining the momentum for reform that this year’s vote has unlocked.
He has the potential to become a great Foreign Secretary, but will need to establish a reputation for trustworthiness.
Far from solving our major social problems, government has played a leading role in exacerbating them.
Some on the Right hate and despise her. But her admirers outnumber her detractors. Even if they do not agree with her opinions, they like the way she fights her corner.
The leader of a new pro-Remain campaign group makes a “pragmatic” case for staying in the EU, and says most Conservative MPs agree with him.
Plus: Our fringe programme for Manchester in full, including other major events on families policy with Priti Patel and how to respond to Corbyn with Liam Fox.
Under the Coalition, progress was very slow. With a majority, it can be different. The Director of the Centre for Social Justice sums up this week’s ConHome series.
In this third part of ConHome’s series, David Cameron’s former family adviser calls for Surestart reform and marriage support.
Plus: ComRes – waving. Harris-Quinney – drowning. Bring on Zac Goldsmith. Welcome, Paul Abbott. Jeremy Corbyn, my part in his rise. And: I will miss Charles Kennedy.
Ed Balls refused to dance with Andrea Jenkyns, the Yorkshire lass standing for the Conservatives, but should be worried that he could lose his seat to her.
Plus: Theresa May faces the Pale, Male and Stale. Leslie on special ops. Dog bites Redwood. And: Hugo Swire, former owner of Hong Kong.
“The Cabinet Office really should have given some guidance here… they’ve made a mess of this.”
Plus: A present for Jacqui Smith. In memory of Constance Henriette Dale. I am reviving my blog. And finally: A truly disgusting reference to vibrators.