My local secondary schools were no-go areas and no one from my primary school went to one. That won’t be my children’s experience, and he can take a lot of credit.
Posts Tagged: Public Services
Iain Mansfield: Brexit by October 31. Stop using the Left’s language. And stand for skilled workers. Essentials for our next Prime Minister.
Which candidate can devise and push through the policies needed to unite the Tory shires with the Leave voters of the north?
Sajid Javid: I’m in this race because I want to level the playing field, to lower the ladder to everyone.
I am used to people trying to tell me what I can’t do, and I’m used to proving people wrong. I know that our party can fix the problems the nation faces.
Britain Beyond Brexit, a New Conservative Vision for a New Generation, is published today by the CPS.
Years of sound economic management give the Government space to invest in public services, working families, and rebalancing the British economy.
Plus a sixth, less formal, question: are they ridiculous?
“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.”
Instead, the Party must demonstrate how the Labour leader as Prime Minister would raise living costs and damage public service.
Onward’s excellent report poses some tough questions and choices. The dilemma which the 2017 election manifesto tried to confront has not gone away.
At the same time, my research shows some of the hurdles any theoretical new movement will have to cross if it is to survive contact with reality.
The party’s Vice Chairman for Policy was being pressed on police cuts.
Andrew Carter: More flexibility in council finances is needed if the target for new homes is to be met
Without a boost to infrastructure and local services, it will not be possible to increase the housing supply.
Rachel Wolf: On policy, it’s not the Independent Group that’s driven to the margins. It’s the Conservative Right.
The new group’s platform is not very inspiring. But its biggest problem is it they won’t be very different from the Conservatives’.
Trashing last Friday’s event is doubtless fun for Conservative commentators, but not the right course at all for the Conservative Party.
We need to take a dynamic new approach to our High Streets with ambitious thinking. The future is not just retail.