May’s manifesto is real politics – that’s to say, a serious attempt to prepare Britain for the post-Brexit challenges of the future.
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I strongly believe that the region is poised at one of the most exciting and opportunity-rich junctures of its post-modern history.
The Prime Minister’s manifesto will have its flaws, but she has grasped the implications of Brexit more surely than any other senior politician.
A key problem for Farron’s party is that Labour is competitive among young people – many of whom have not forgiven it for tuition fees.
The second article in our mini-series series focusing on the topic of intergenerational fairness argues that none of us cannot afford to neglect the young.
There has been progress – and there are signs that many BME Labour voters are beginning to feel that their votes are being taken for granted.
Why spend money on grammars, rather than dealing with school overcrowding? And why back Trident rather than the Navy’s conventional fleet?
Ryan Shorthouse: The Tory manifesto should offer loans for childcare and retraining, and better pay for teachers
This second piece of a mini-series on what should be in the manifesto argues that May must show those on modest incomes the good that Government can do.
That the pursuit of Farron was legitimate doesn’t mean that they, or anyone else, should feel happy about it – or the bigger trends of which it was part.
Iain Duncan Smith: Why we need a visionary prospectus for this election – not a mass of details and tactical ploys
I feel we have gone too far in publishing and overly political manifestos which make it difficult to govern subsequently.
John O’Connell: The Tory Manifesto. It should commit to scrapping HS2, ending the triple lock – and reforming the NHS.
This first piece of a mini-series on what should be in the manifesto argues that the Conservatives must get serious about living within our means.
Above all, don’t neglect the obvious. May is vulnerable to Tory revolts – as the NICs debacle proved. She wants a real working majority.
The industry is highly competitive and can’t afford to subsidise peak-time travel. If prices don’t ration a finite number of packages, something else will.
Today’s papers show she already has a tough time pleasing everyone.
The Education Secretary must navigate skilfully to get the proposals safely to port.