Support Groups. Policy Development. Backbench Committees. Lord Feldman’s Review. Campaigning. There’s plenty for them to do.
We need devolution for England’s counties as well as its cities – and that can’t simply be imposed from the centre.
It’s required as soon as possible.
Cameron should trade off giving his Ministers the freedom to campaign for a No vote against his Party easing the push for a fundamental renegotiation.
We begin a new ConservativeHome series on implementing the Conservative Manifesto – starting with one of the main obstacles to some of its proposals.
The choice is between building lots of new homes in many places and lots of new homes in fewer places.
Rushing out new commitments now would on the whole do more harm than good. But we would make three exceptions. Here (again) is the first.
Affordability Commission…More garden cities…Get under-25s off JSA…Provide incentives to save for poorer people…an English Parliament & Executive…
It’s time to raise the NI threshold to the same level as that for income tax.
The system should be shaped by residents, small-scale developers and practitioners of good design – not lawyers, consultants and the big developers.
Housing isn’t just about somewhere to put people, it’s a deeper question about how you build a society of people who feel they have a stake and are attached to it.
Evidence of the NUM leader’s hypocrisy is sweet – but it is also a spur to scrutinise today’s policy offering.