Its poll rating is 40 per cent or so, the economy is growing, and an election isn’t due until 2022. A sense of perspective is essential – for all the Government’s weaknesses.
The businesswoman, whose daughter Domenica has Down’s Syndrome, says that the disabled should be welcomed into the world of work.
Perhaps we will never be able to return it to political control, but decisions like this must be made more accountable to ministers, businesses, and consumers.
People are not yet at the point where they believe the party in government needs kicking out; they are still willing to give us a hearing.
Some employers have been doing very nicely out of labour which puts up with low pay, poor conditions and little flexibility in their hours.
We should seek the closest possible relationship with the EU and an open trade policy. Firms need confidence to invest.
The employment and unemployment rates are each at the best levels since the 1970s. But do voters care?
But that doesn’t mean we should stop calling out Jeremy Corbyn for his terrible polices and illusory promises.
Half of all food bank users are disabled, and we know that appropriate, secure, properly-paid work is the best route out of poverty.
The first article in our new mini-series studies the lie of the economic land – and the implications of Brexit.
Behind the ‘jobs miracle’ lies a system, built on tax credits, which subsidises low pay and encourages businesses to over-hire at the expense of investment.
Labour’s handouts must be exposed as a self-defeating deception – as must the danger of what happens when “there is no money left”.
May’s manifesto is real politics – that’s to say, a serious attempt to prepare Britain for the post-Brexit challenges of the future.
There has been progress – and there are signs that many BME Labour voters are beginning to feel that their votes are being taken for granted.
Plus: Unemployment is down. Productivity is up. Wages are up. Despite Brexit. Despite Brexit. Despite Brexit…