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The Conservatives are stronger in the new towns, weaker in some some suburbs and more concentrated in the South-East – the cause and effect of changes in the party.
For fewer accidents, less energy consumption, more tourism and brighter evenings, we should put them forward an extra hour all year round.
The Mayor’s book about Britain’s great Prime Minister has the valuable effect of making us look again at this titanic figure – Churchill, that is.
Despite the siren calls of Salmond and Farage, we should jealously guard our parliamentary system.
There’s a straight choice between the Prime Minister who’s delivered the fastest growth of any major advanced economy and the guy who forgot to mention the deficit.
Spencer Pitfield: A UK Bill of Rights – the CPF’s first policy success in advance of the 2015 manifesto
Our discussion paper ‘A Magna Carta for 2015’ received a tremendous response from in excess of 200 CPF groups nationwide in July 2013.
Demagogic attacks by UKIP and the SNP on the Conservatives and Labour are inspired by an unacknowledged and unrealistic egalitarianism.
Our friends fear attack by Russia – we must state clearly that the NATO guarantee of mutual defence still stands.
Churchill, Mosley, Powell, Prentice, Owen, Berkeley, Taverne…There are the awkward men of principle. Those whose parties have changed radically. And the lost souls.
Reforming strike laws would give power back to ordinary, moderate union members.
Lewis Baston: The election that never happened – after the events of this month, a hundred years ago
What would the result have been of a 1914/15 poll – in a Britain that sometimes seemed to be on the verge of civil war?
This one-time “British Robespierre”, who then dedicated himself to preserving the United Kingdom, died a century ago today.
Mark Field MP: A cautionary note on Carney’s anniversary. Beware the dangers of worshipping Central Bankers.
There are lessons for today from the rise and fall of the “Lords of Finance” in the 1920s. Risk has been continually mispriced during recent years.