The Conservatives have extraordinary credentials when it comes to fuel duty. Before 2010, it was almost certain that fuel duty would increase in every Budget, as sure as the sun rises in the east and sets in the west.
A brilliant new article from Matthew Goodwin illustrates that arcane rows about the size of the state are no substitute for a tight focus on the public’s priorities.
The backlash against the Schools Bill is just the latest sign that we have let schools slip off the Conservative agenda.
Voting to change the rules governing leadership challenges is a recipe for endless distraction from the electorate’s real concerns.
A young constituent of mine is just one of many victims of crime who have been failed by box-ticking bureaucrats.
Learning is vital to rehabilitation; my committee’s new report contains a clear programme for long-overdue reform.
Also: a windfall tax is an appropriate response to the cost-of-living crisis; banning supermarket deals is not.
Critics of the Rwanda plan need to set out a practical alternative proposal that will satisfy the British people.
From early years and ‘ghost children’ to skills and tuition, what ministers should tackle next.
Steve Bray might be rude and crude, but it’s a price worth paying to avoid putting more barriers between politicians and people.
Whilst the Government is rightly preoccupied with soaring energy bills, the results of a spike in petrol prices could be very damaging.
It really worries me when coming elections are discussed only in terms of the future of the party leadership.
To me, he was the original blue-collar Conservative, embodying the values of an Essex man – of decency and hard work.
As a Committee Chair, you can campaign for the things you believe in, speak to the media more freely – and still get things done.
Behind the former is the force that drives the current conflict: the not-so-hidden hand of Iran – and its exported violence.