Number 10 wants to turn the barrage of statistics claiming success into a story about protecting voters in an uncertain world.
Posts Tagged: Welfare
“At its very worst,” warns the Work and Pensions Secretary, “the present system makes criminals out of those trapped in its clutches.”
Rachel Reeves has a cheek to forget her party’s boom in welfare dependency and slump in educational standards.
The Prime Minister “plans to strip welfare handouts from immigrants who cannot speak English”.
The founding tenets of the Welfare State have been overcome by change and cheap politics. It’s time for another Beveridge Report.
And that ain’t necessarily a good thing. The Tories’ moral mission could be forgotten amid all the talk of cuts.
The sweeping breadth of reform being championed by Conservative MPs is now so commonplace that it is hardly remarked upon in the newspapers.
But the Justice Secretary says it isn’t realistic for one Parliamentary to veto laws for the whole EU
WATCH: Francis Maude says it is “simply incorrect” that he and IDS have fallen out over Universal Credit
“I’m a very strong supporter of what he is doing”, he tells Andrew Neil.
Immigration must be controlled in numbers but also in character, the Prime Minister told Andrew Marr.
As Tim Montgomerie said, “compassionate conservatives must be the agents of rescue – not just for indebted or sick economies, but for broken people too”.
The MP who’s also a member of No.10’s policy board argues that child-related welfare should be restricted to the first two children that people have.
The extent to which EU requirements and directives are now actively damaging our economy and frustrating our ability to put things right is noteworthy.
Before groaning about Iain Duncan Smith’s grand project, it’s worth considering what it is and how it came to be.
As the autumn statement looms, the Chancellor borrows a leaf from ConservativeHome’s book about the affordability of Britain’s public spending.