We comprise half the electorate. You’re either with us – or with those on the left who can’t even bring themselves to define us.
As it never attracted as much ire as Iraq we may never see a proper inquiry into a decades-long, £27.7 billion failure.
Time and again, recent governments have preferred hitting the panic button to telling the public things they don’t want to hear.
Warm words about those serving oversees ring hollow when their families are shivering in sub-standard accommodation.
Such initiatives are surely a deserving recipient of more of the UK’s overseas aid than China, which reportedly received £51.7 million last year.
Why should a tiny minority of taxpayers domiciled in other countries pay the Treasury for money they earn elsewhere?
Media portrayals of ex-servicemen and women as PTSD-riven criminals shapes public perceptions and hurts the prospects of those leaving the Armed Forces.
If the battle for Ukraine symbolises the West’s wider battle for freedom and democracy, the people of Britain could be encouraged to show some solidarity by conserving energy.
Growing tensions with Turkey risk Ankara once again lifting border controls and placing huge pressure on the European frontier.
Britain’s high street banks might start focusing on the best possible stewardship of their clients’ dwindling funds rather than pushing their own pet political agendas.
Today about 2.5 billion people, including one third of the world’s young people aged 15-29, live in Commonwealth countries. This baffles American commentators.
The outgoing prime minister was too often prepared to resort to big-state solutions which warped public expectations.
From books to social media bans to ‘non-crime hate incidents’, we live in an increasingly censorious society.
Too often, Conservative activists are written-off as small-minded boomers, preoccupied by Triple Locks and house prices. Now is our chance to show we can use our power to choose the next Prime Minister in the national interest.
An excessively sentimental attitude towards the military has gone hand-in-hand with decades of cuts.