When I wrote on this website last year that we should not underestimate him, some ridiculed my argument. Now we have to educate a new generation about the dangers of Labour.
Posts Tagged: Tuition Fees
My pizza-fuelled focus group confirmed why our campaign was so unattractive to these voters, and how we can win them over.
Once we’re no longer sending the proceeds to Brussels, the Government can invest in education and social care without asking more from the taxpayer.
Ben Jeffreys: Scrap tuition fees. Fairer school funding. Votes at 16. How the Tories can win young people’s support.
Increasingly, the Conservatives are seen as protecting the interests of those who have acquired wealth by their old age.
Simon Clarke: Students. Don’t cringe, try to be cool and promise to scrap tuition fees. Instead, treat them as adults.
And just about the worse thing we could do would be to send out the campus Tory boys and girls to bark the party’s message like an army of daleks.
This election has found the next generation as committed to spending other people’s money as their elders. This will catch up with them in the end.
Chris Wilford: Oh, Jer-emy Corbyn. Oh, Jer-emy Corbyn. #grime4corbyn – and how he did so well in the Snapchat election
Labour have combined a huge activist base with clever use of modern media to build a formidable campaigning machine.
Edward Frith: Corbyn promised us the moon. May pretended we weren’t there. No wonder young people backed Labour.
My generation are a generation who don’t watch TV and don’t read newspapers – but do watch YouTube and get their news from Facebook.
Unless the Conservatives can deliver a fairer deal between the generations, a majority may be forever out of reach.
Labour’s handouts must be exposed as a self-defeating deception – as must the danger of what happens when “there is no money left”.
Abolishing higher education fees and writing off existing debt is not only less than fully costed in monetary terms, it’s regressive and would have negative human consequences too.
Retail – and why the Conservatives should turn their focus to how Corbyn would plunder your purse, wallet and savings
May has a campaign for the country. She must complement it, as best she can, with one for you and your family.
Lord Ashcroft: “Vote Labour and get a free kitten” – my General Election focus groups, with three weeks to go
Previous Labour voters wondered whether the party’s pledges were credible or affordable.
The second article in our mini-series series focusing on the topic of intergenerational fairness argues that none of us cannot afford to neglect the young.
Addressing their concerns is not only the right thing to do – it is also electorally sound in the long run.