It should take advantage of the current macro-economic environment afforded by low borrowing costs, to provide stable – and sizeable – funding.
To paraphrase Burke, they owe their Party, as much as their electors, the benefit of their independent, locally-informed judgement.
With Brexit negotiations intensifying, the carmakers’ decision to focus on Sunderland manufacturing gives David Frost great leverage.
Our priorities were: tackling global climate change, solving Grand Challenges and making the UK the best place in the world to work and to grow a business.
Manchester and Birmingham already play host to Conservative Conference. The Party should be much bolder, and move much farther north.
If we really are becoming the Party of Blue Collar Conservatives, our Party must become the change that we want to see.
The Government must spare no effort to deliver dignified work, up-to-date infrastructure, and state-of-the-art training to these long-neglected communities.
The scale of the challenge is vast, but ultimately it’s a “good problem” to have.
The Prime Minister’s victory is on the same scale as Thatcher’s, but of a different kind. The implications of that could be huge.
That doesn’t mean they are all suddenly hardcore Tories. For many we were the least-worst option. But we have an opportunity to win their trust.
The campaign feels better run, including online. People massively prefer Boris Johnson to Corbyn. The question is whether it is enough
Ever since the EU referendum, there’s been renewed focus on how to help poorer places. Helpfully there is decades of evidence about what does and doesn’t work.
The Mayor of Greater Manchester is responding to the Prime Minister’s new commission, which aims to independently re-assess the value of the project.
We concede that this is a question to which the Prime Minister himself may not yet have an answer.
The NHS, the environment, childcare: the creative energies of Team Johnson must be poured into new policies for these.