The fourth in a series of policy briefings.
Posts Tagged: Tory Manifesto 2015
The consequences of these sleights-of-hand now include two Ministers threatening to resign, PPS’s quitting, and rebellion from up to 50 Tory MPs.
WATCH: Fox – We can keep our immigration pledge. Or we can remain in the EU. But not both. We must choose.
As the Association AGM season looms, the former Defence Secretary issues a reminder of a key manifesto commitment from last May.
Though the news makes it even less likely that Britain will quit the ECHR – not that such a move is on the cards anyway.
Total trade will not rise if shops are open longer: it will merely be spread to different parts of the week, and so will not add to GDP.
Osborne’s localist scheme has its attractions, but Tory backbenchers are angry, the Government risks losing the vote – and there is no mandate for it.
It’s required as soon as possible.
We first published this piece after her funeral. Today, we re-issue it in honour of the Conservative win there last Thursday. Warm congratulations to Chris Green.
Reasons to be Tory 11) More new jobs than the rest of the EU combined. More full-time jobs. More private-sector jobs. More British jobs…
Record employment is the jewel in the crown of this Government’s five-year term.
From an American perspective, the manifestos make it blindingly obvious that only one party has any faith in the British people.
The quote is from the Conservative Manifesto. Discuss.
Plus: this week’s focus groups in Plymouth Moor View and St Austell & Newquay; responses to the manifestos; and what are the leaders’ favourite TV programmes?
The Conservative Manifesto’s commitment to garden cities where local people want them was a welcome demonstration of a willingness to provide housing supply.
“We mustn’t lose sight of the fundamental goal of bringing spending under control,” says the TaxPayers’ Alliance.
“It’s a measure of how much the Conservatives have run out of new ideas… a poor cover version of one of Margaret Thatcher’s 1980s hits.”