We should take pride in seven decades of refugee protection, and it is a principle we must uphold in the future too.
Posts Tagged: Sunder Katwala
We need a multi-racial working-class conservatism that tackles discrimination – and prioritises removing the barriers that prevent people advancing.
Sunder Katwala: Gandhi does not quite fit the bill of recognising ethnic minority Britons on our currency
He may have been one of the greatest figures to shape the 20th century, but a simplistic deification risks losing the complexity of the man.
Sunder Katwala: What Onward’s new report really tells us about the prospects of a post-liberal conservatism
It offers interesting insights into the shape of public opinion in 2019. But talk of a ‘sea change’ away from freedom is hard to stand up.
Her new administration would be on the right side on the big issues – Brexit, immigration, Islamism; and would likely feel its way towards the right answer on the economy and trade.
A new Office and Deputy Mayoralty could ensure new arrivals spoke English and promote cross-cultural contact, civic engagement, and British citizenship.
Priti Patel, Alok Sharma, Shailesh Vara – all have played a part in the big push among Indian-origin voters. It needs more money and support.
Daniel Hannan MEP: Scowl, and you’ll help to lose the EU referendum. Smile, and you’ll help to win it.
Reflecting people’s gripes back at them will take you only so far. To get further, you must also offer something better.
Or at least Owen Paterson MP, Sunder Katwala, Mark Field MP and Isabel Oakeshott agree on that. They were speaking at one of our fringe events.
Half of UKIP’s 2015 voters are open-minded about switching, and can find a place in the Conservative big tent.
Stephen Tall: Why my heart won’t be too heavy this week when I vote Conservative (in a manner of speaking)
Clegg has failed to make the positive case for reform, which grieves me. And Cameron is making a case for it which will grieve much of his party.
A better showing with them would have won the Conservatives at least 24 more marginal seats from Labour.
Sunder Katwala is Director of British Future, whose report 'This Sceptred Isle' can be read on www.britishfuture.org. It would be… Read more »