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.
It’s no good massing troops in eastern Europe if the western powers depend on Beijing for critical industries and infrastructure.
There is no democratic entitlement to engage in politically-motivated harassment or property damage.
Alive to the cost-of-living crisis, Burnham argued that now is not the time to impose extra taxes on Manchester with a Clean Air Zone levy.
It would be curious if transgenderism turned out to be one aspect of life that is immune from social contagion.
Nations on Russia’s borders are acutely aware that their citizens may be called to fight, and die, to protect it.
Or are more than three million armed personnel going to continue to sit it out while the Ukrainians battle it out?
Perhaps firefighting this crisis is easier than tackling the many serious problems facing the nation.
The Online Safety Bill is a welcome start but given the huge range of issues it covers, is it too unwieldy?
It’s no good updating the law if there are not sufficient enforcement agents to actually conduct the investigations.
Putin has pulled the rug out from under the feet of a complacent establishment which has been picking the wrong fights.
Besides, many resent being legally coerced into funding a service whose worldview is completely at odds with their own.
The public has been subjected to two years of relentless bombardment about disease and death in this dystopian experiment.
As with the Iraq War, the public is none too appreciative when it realises it has been misled, not least thanks to dodgy data.