Tory difficulties are bound up with Brexit. Labour’s stretch wider, and are part of wider ones for social democratic and democratic socialist parties.
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Specifically for anti-Brexit politicians, the path to creating such a party lies firmly on what we think of as the Left;
Chris Grayling: After so long a wait, let’s get on with it – and vote emphatically today for expansion at Heathrow
Today, Parliament can play a huge part in helping us achieve that post-Brexit vision, securing the long-term connections the country needs.
Full slates of Tory candidates have been achieved in the East Midlands, West Midlands, North East, South West and London (the first time in the capital since 1986).
They want to know that their political leaders aren’t racist or judgemental or stuck in a 1950s parody – but they aren’t interested in hearing about these ideas primarily.
If she really is to “dedicate my premiership” to fixing housing growth and home ownership, she will need to throw a chunk of her caution to the winds.
Andrew Wood: Yes, Singapore really is an example we can learn from. But not for the reasons some Tories give.
It is not especially low tax, nor is it unregulated – though it is certainly a more business-friendly environment then the UK. Here is why it works.
Its awards consume roughly a quarter of public spending. It is hard to see where the tax hikes or spending scaleback to fund them will come from if the Chancellor sticks to his guns.
While London is experiencing the greatest demand for housing, the prospect of building in the capital is fraught with political risk.
Now is the time to spread more of the success beyond the South East.
Carolyn Fairbairn: If the Government gets its Industrial Strategy right, we can help make the economy stronger and fairer
We need sectoral centres of excellence that strengthen our economy, create higher wage jobs and help us trade across the globe.
MigrationWatch believes that net migration from the EU is unlikely to fall below 155,000 in the medium to long term for as long as free movement continues.
Downing Street can win votes in the regions without resorting to Blair’s pork-barrel spending.
I hope that this decision is the first step in a drive to ensure greater connectivity between British cities and the rest of the world.
Alexandra Jones: Osborne can get the urban benefits bill down by allowing cities to keep the savings
The housing shortage is pushing benefit bills up in the prosperous South East. Here’s how to get them down.