The manifesto committed to encouraging local takeovers of civic organisations or community assets under threat – such as local football clubs, pubs or post offices.”
Posts Tagged: Tory Manifesto 2010
Put the commitment to an NI cut alongside the shelving of a corporation tax one, and one finds one of the Downing Street adviser’s main preoccupations.
Whatever happened to the Big Society? 3) Peter Franklin: The values of the all-consuming state or market both deaden the human spirit
Even in an age of austerity, government has plenty of power and assets, which it could on a small-scale, experimental basis transfer to the control of community groups.
Christopher Howarth’s Guide to Brexit: The manifesto must convince Leavers – and lock in our escape from the EU
Pro-EU Lords will not be able to block Brexit measures that are set out in May’s programme for Government.
Plus: Hammond’s blunder. Peers’ folly. Stephen Hawking is not, repeat not, controlled by MI5. And: my inner Mary Whitehouse meets Katie Hopkins’ slack vagina.
The harsh truth is that, nearly seven years into Conservative-led Government, we are still living beyond our means.
The Chancellor should resist the temptation to ease the path to June’s referendum and further his leadership ambitions.