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The fifth piece in our series this week about what the Tory Manifesto should look like.
Our businesses have the ingenuity, skills and talent to succeed, but they need to know what the future will hold before they can invest, hire and deliver.
It really is remarkable. Every self-reported measure of wellbeing has improved near continuously in the past eight years.
Neil O’Brien: How we can win support from younger voters – and turn our present strength into an enduring majority
For me, the most concerning thing wasn’t being behind among the very young, but being behind among everyone under age 47.
McDonnell’s promise of a four-day working week with no loss of pay is an attempt to defy economic gravity
The workers being promised fewer hours for the same money would also have to fund huge increases in the cost of public services.
The Conservative Party has been at the forefront of reforms which have helped the disadvantaged. Modern history is full of evidence of this vital strain of conservatism.
My local secondary schools were no-go areas and no one from my primary school went to one. That won’t be my children’s experience, and he can take a lot of credit.
The UK needs a state-of-the-art ‘gigafactory’, and it should be built here in the West Midlands alongside our established automotive cluster.
Former Government advisers see an opportunity to steer the party towards a “bigger government” vision for the party they’ve always spoiled for.
Joe Shalam: Modern employers are learning the Bournville lesson – better housing for workers benefits them, too
Where George Cadbury led, Pret a Manger, Microsoft and Nationwide now follow.
We must tackle causes of poverty, not symptoms: educational failure, worklessness, family breakdown, debt, addiction, disability, exposure to crime, poor housing.
Governments are more likely to help create conditions for it by seeking economic growth, rather than well-being.
Alan Mak: Conservatism 4.0 – We must ensure that no-one is left behind by the Fourth Industrial Revolution
The second article in a three-part series explaining why adapting to a society and economy shaped by technology is key.