Maybe it’s because I grew up next to the tower, or that I lost a member of my family in the fire, but next week’s anniversary of the tragedy has an added poignancy for me.
But some, perhaps many, Tory MPs have these tendencies – including one no less senior than the Prime Minister herself.
As so many elections have shown in the past, both the main parties only win elections when they move into the centre.
Research shows that investment in the early years of a child’s life is the most effective way to improve his or her long-term life chances.
The area has faced years of neglect from both establishment parties in Scotland, and that is why I was elected.
High educational standards are essential, but the most disadvantaged children also need help with workplace skills and social capital.
I joined the Conservatives six months after this year’s general election, with a vision to help us progress in the area of social equality.
Hopefully, these efforts will pay off next week when national leaders decide whether to open talks on trade and a transition period. It is time to get down to business.
Ignoring the family unit means pressures on benefits – and burdening some poorer families with the highest effective marginal tax rate in the developed world.
There is a huge cost to the NHS and social care services when landlords fail to provide energy efficient homes.
There is nothing like FOTBs anywhere else in Europe. This toxic mix of high stakes and rapid spins is leaving an alarming amount of people with addiction and debt.
They include both the working class vote being up for grabs…and the Party adapting to the changing nature of modern Britain.
The Government must do much more to promote universities, apprenticeships and FE colleagues equally to ensure that young people get the skills they need.
The idea that all groups should have the same outcomes is just an update of the old socialist idea of equality of outcome – ignoring the choices that individuals make.
The first piece in a five-part series on ConHome on a new Manifesto to Strengthen Families, which will be launched in Parliament this week.