Fewer children are going into care. Crime is reduced. The taxpayer is saving money. The Government was right to defy the critics of this initiative.
Posts Tagged: Sir Eric Pickles
My experience in Ely has shown me that it can be done – with tenacity, optimism and the broadest possible local backing.
From campaigning to recruitment to compliance, our new online toolkit will help new recruits and seasoned veterans alike do their bit for the Conservative cause.
Labour promised thousands of new social homes when they took over in 2014. They have only built six a year.
Brandon Lewis: As we meet for our Spring Forum, far-left intimidation is on the rise. But we will not be silenced.
Free speech is fundamental to a free country. So we must all make sure that Conservative voices are heard – even where they may not always be welcome.
There will be no proposals to change the right of members to select their Parliamentary candidates, and the suggestion that anyone would seek to remove Associations from our organisation is clear fantasy.
This weakening of local accountability makes it all the more important for Conservatives to offer voters a clear alternative.
A less bureaucratic approach will ease hardship and bring more money in. But the Government also needs to ensure equal rules apply for all that are owed money.
EXCLUSIVE: Draft new Conservative Party Constitution revealed – including further candidate selection centralisation
The proposals also include making a youth movement only optional, not a requirement, for the Party.
Interview with Rosa Monckton. How the minimum wage helps keep 93 per cent of people with learning difficulties unemployed
The businesswoman, whose daughter Domenica has Down’s Syndrome, says that the disabled should be welcomed into the world of work.
The Times tips him to be put in charge of reforming the campaign machine, but he’d be perfectly suited to implement ConservativeHome’s proposed outreach programme.
Labour has started selecting candidates for target seats – the Conservatives must not get left behind
The Pickles Review advised far earlier selections – so why has CCHQ not yet acted?
Danny Stone: Conservatives are right to fight anti-semitism – but beware making it a political football
Condemnation of such bigotry in other political parties must not be reduced to partisan mudslinging.
May’s damaged authority is having a beneficial side-effect – namely, freeing Tory MPs to think aloud about the Party’s future.
Lord Ashcroft’s conference diary: Revealed – the MP who led the singing of Happy Birthday to the Prime Minister
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