On the whole, pay rises should go to those on the frontline, or be used for recruitment and retention, or be based on performance.
Governments are more likely to help create conditions for it by seeking economic growth, rather than well-being.
So in short, talk up the country, listen to the ‘somewheres’ outside the Westminster bubble – and cut taxes.
These are the people who give up their free time to knock on doors around the country, and take the heat for the Government’s failure to deliver Brexit.
What really brings together all of these people is a commitment to enlightenment values, and a commitment to freedom of thought.
The majority of Brits drive to work in a car or a van, but journalists and politicians get the train to work. I think that’s reflected in political discourse.
There are better ways to describe the problem of left-wing bias – such as what I would more accurately describe as identity politics, or postmodernism.
I believe that the actions of politicians over the last two years have seriously weakened trust in the system.
There are some brilliant MPs, who go above and beyond. But the majority have hardly covered themselves in glory over Brexit.
Last week, I met with one such person. Her name is Katharine Birbalsingh – founder and headmistress of the Michaela Community School.
The suffrage movement fought for those of all backgrounds to have the vote. This cannot be called into question for the sake of political gain.
The desire to protect your home is as universal as the desire to love, to work and to raise a family. Why should protecting your country be any different?
These politicians have no idea about the wave of contempt that will engulf them, just as they didn’t understand England outside the M25 in 2016.