If Brexit really must happen, then better to be frank about the impossibility of renegotiating the deal, or exiting without one.
The straight-talking people of Yorkshire would seem to be impatient with the delays and obfuscations over Brexit.
Remember where we are; remember what has come down to us. Our unique heritage is there to be opened up.
In the final article of our mini-series, the Onward Director says that there must also be a new strategy to help boost Britain’s productivity rate.
Last week, I sowed wild bird seed mixtures so that, in the spring, some of our fields will be ablaze with nectar plants and buzzing with insects once more.
They must also rediscover the interests of the consumer – and be better at engaging working class voters on social issues.
Full slates of Tory candidates have been achieved in the East Midlands, West Midlands, North East, South West and London (the first time in the capital since 1986).
In the third piece in our three-part mini-series, the Thirsk and Malton MP explores how the North East might help the One Yorkshire dream to come true.
Decades of under-investment in transport are being corrected – but we need an ambitious strategy for what comes next.
Reform must be phased, to allow farmers to adapt, but it will pay dividends.
Maybe it was ever thus, at least in modern times, but Tory-held suburban seats outside the South-East are under-represented at the top table.
May won five per cent more of the vote than Cameron did two years ago. The margin between having a majority and not having one was performance in marginal seats.
Instead of trying to work out what the general election result will be, it might be useful to try to work out what the Conservatives think it will be.
Continuing our ConservativeHome series, which will run each Monday during the election campaign, on the key contests in each region.
The logic of her view that no deal is better than a bad one suggests that, like Thatcher at Fontainebleau, she is prepared to walk away if necessary.