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The fifth piece in our series this week about what the Tory Manifesto should look like.
We should counter their crude and authoritarian plan proposals with a progressive plan for flexible working which better suits the modern workforce.
Neil O’Brien: Corbynomics – and why it means that your house, business and savings don’t really belong to you
In his eyes, you have them only as long as the Government suffers you to have them, and they can be retrospectively taken away if he sees fit.
On the whole, pay rises should go to those on the frontline, or be used for recruitment and retention, or be based on performance.
Conservatism has long been far to hesitant about both reversing bad policy and cutting quangos. May offers her successor an easy place to start.
He is the only candidate who can further the work of the project to which Esther McVey and I are so committed.
There is a mismatch between Government announcements and Commons realities. It cannot attempt reforms without risking them being amended out of recognition.
The party’s Vice Chairman for Policy was being pressed on police cuts.
There are benefits all round when employers adopt the higher, voluntary rate, and the public sector ought to be setting an example.
Specifically for anti-Brexit politicians, the path to creating such a party lies firmly on what we think of as the Left;
Jonathan Clark: Is it time to sweep away our political parties – and clear the decks for Leave v Remain?
The electorate are less and less convinced by such arguments about party identity and destiny. Far underground, the tectonic plates are moving.
It has secured an overwhelming dominance. Until or unless this changes, the Right may win elections – but to limited effect.
In the final article of our mini-series, the Onward Director says that there must also be a new strategy to help boost Britain’s productivity rate.
Chloe Westley: In praise of the small business people I met, who help create the wealth which keeps public services going
During this Budget run-up, many of those I met raised business rates as a killer, plus council tax, the apprenticeship levy, parking charges and corporation tax, too.