As time passes, a decreasing slice of the electorate has any experience at all of old-fashioned socialism. And the argument that it doesn’t work cuts little ice.
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.
Labour’s handouts must be exposed as a self-defeating deception – as must the danger of what happens when “there is no money left”.
The Opposition want to raise it to double the level of our nearest neighbour whilst simultaneously making our labour market much more restrictive and expensive. During Brexit.
The second part of a ConHome mini-series on the future of technical education after this general election.
Several new investment vehicles will put Theresa May’s belief in “the good that government can do” into action across multiple sectors.
The basic principles of limited government, economic and civil liberties, freedom and equality under the law are almost entirely absent from her programme.
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.
Far from trying to re-fight the battles of 2016 and perpetuate Leave-Remain divisions, most voters are now keen to embrace Britain’s post-EU future.
These Lords amendments are an attempt by the Higher Education lobby to throw off the yoke of Government immigration controls.
As the Higher Education Bill comes back to the Commons, the Government should take the Lords’ position to heart.
If universities want a more relaxed policy, they should argue for it – not seek to hide statistics that they find inconvenient.
Dissidents in Eastern Europe could look to Thatcher’s Britain to stand up for their liberty. Are we still the sort of people to whom democrats turn?
The core of their beliefs is that elite expertise is preferred and believed superior to messier concepts such as the market or democracy.
There is much more to politics than an affordable state and competitive taxes. But both will be indispensible for survival, let alone prosperity, after we leave the EU.