Rather than abandon the Apprenticeship Levy, the Conservatives should radically reform it.
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Economic competence has been the cornerstone of the Conservative appeal. Remove that cornerstone and the entire structure becomes fragile.
The fourth piece in our series this week about what the Tory Manifesto should look like.
The second piece in our series this week about what the Conservative Manifesto should look like.
Matt Kilcoyne: The Conservative manifesto. Wooing Labour heartlands with socialist policy is a doomed strategy.
The first piece of a series this week about what the Conservative Manifesto should look like.
Marr criticises the Conservatives for “spending money like water” in a way they formerly criticised Labour for doing.
The ignorance of many MPs and ministers towards the state of seaside communities is particularly surprising as coastal constituencies elect a quarter of all MPs.
David Gauke: Whatever briefings from Downing Street may claim, an election fought on a No Deal platform would be disastrous
Let me give seven examples of principles that most Conservatives would support. I struggle to reconcile them with those pursuing a No Deal Brexit at any cost.
The Neoliberal Manifesto, a joint project between the Adam Smith Institute and 1828, champions an approach based on freedom, markets and choice.
The heated debate about fiscal policy a decade ago is often forgotten. It matters that the former Prime Minister now acknowledges he came down on the wrong side.
Bowman and Westlake’s policy ideas are perfectly compatible with this end, but pitching them as a city and town agenda risks creating a false impression.
The approach – and the role of the Chancellor in the forthcoming election offer – has changed markedly.
“Britain’s hard work has paid off,” the Chancellor told the Commons.
Former Government advisers see an opportunity to steer the party towards a “bigger government” vision for the party they’ve always spoiled for.
Almost certainly not for the advertised year. So ministers will likely swallow any short-term frustrations or restrictions.