As the Conservatives anxiously mull their prospects with younger voters, shouldn’t they think a bit more about the two-thirds who don’t go to University?
The Conservative view of opportunity is nearer the truth than the cynicism of a villain in Game of Thrones.
Ireland’s displeasure is understandable. But it could prove counter-productive – working against the free trade deal that would suit it as well as the UK.
As possibly the only Brexiteer in the Parliamentary Party’s One Nation group, I am also only too aware that this message must be accompanied by a successful EU negotiation.
Claims that he slapped down his own department, which wanted a ten-year transition, are a sign that Ministers may be getting their act together.
And those that never were, such as 1978, 1991 and 2007. Prime Ministers tend to make the opposite error to that of their predecessors.
The Chancellor has not always been well treated by his neighbour, and deserves support over public spending. But he has mishandled his internal position over Brexit.
These results are part of a pattern in this survey of a small uptick in Party morale and expectation.
Rudd falls with him, May is almost out of negative territory…and Davidson continues to soar up, up and away.
The proportion of those suggesting that she shouldn’t quit as Party leader before the next election rises to over a third.
Deep and ongoing customs co-operation between the EU and UK is achievable, without limiting the opportunities for other trade deals.
Can the Prime Minister’s vision be rescued from the wreckage of the campaign?
Embracing this crude Marxist fiction has put the Conservative Party at risk of lasting electoral damage, particularly in London.
For all his manifesto mistakes, his core take is correct. The key people in elections are who he has always said they are: lower middle-class, provincial, home-owning voters.
For all the talk of an “off the shelf” solution, those available would cross Brexiteer red lines.