We have the mandate and the majority. Let’s make 2020 a year of progress and work now to set up a decade we can all be proud of.
Don’t expect Downing Street to bother too much about what MPs or the media think as it prepares to shake up government and Whitehall.
That’s a legitimate political agenda, and people are quite welcome to vote for it. But they deserve to know what’s coming.
It is not only pro-lifers who might jib at the United Kingdom acquiring one of the most permissive abortion laws in the world.
Let him carry on what he’s started by exploding the financial framework Labour announced in only two days.
Plus: The ups and downs of Johnson’s broadcast. Poor A & figures. Conservative and Labour no shows. And: what to give a woman at Christmas.
The fifth piece in our series this week about what the Tory Manifesto should look like.
It would be wrong to see a woman gifted a ‘safe’ seat in a winnable constituency just because there is a lack of female MPs.
Some of the abuse is nothing short of bullying. This is a threat to freedom of speech. We should value debating different views.
I have missed parents’ evenings, my daughter’s secondary school induction ceremony, and numerous other events because of three-line whip council meetings.
Our Party needs a stronger link between activists, MPs, and CCHQ, and a much more concerted effort to reach out to women.
“We’ll be delivering pilots to see how curriculum resources, teacher training or workshops with pupils and parents can challenge expectations and attitudes.”
Raising national insurance, fewer “sin taxes”, public sector pay rises, more schools spending – all are part of his programme.
Living in a world which can seem so provocative, emotive, and opinionated, I want to focus on the politics of inclusion rather than of division.
From the blog of the University of Liverpool academic: his detailed breakdown of the contest.