The irony is that it was originally established by a Conservative prime minister, and need not exist in a state of perpetual existential struggle against one of the country’s two main parties.
Almost 50 per cent of 18 to 34-year-olds plan to vote for the Tories, who have chosen to make housing costs a wedge issue.
Having offered them sanctuary, we – as a national party, local associations, and individuals – should help the new arrivals to settle in.
Even if he toughs out calls for his resignation, the current scandal is a bitter blow to one of the few stand-out champions of the liberal centre-left.
Hilton is right: Labour’s leader may never be Prime Minister, but he’s re-engaging people in politics. Can the Conservatives really say the same?
He became Prime Minister in 2006, improved his position in 2008 and won a majority in 2011. A video series tribute to Conservative government in Canada for almost 10 years.
“As long as I am Prime Minister…Canada will take that stand.”
“What I see is people who are excited about the opportunities and possibilities of the new land they’re in.”
“Tonight’s result is not the one we had hoped for, but the people are never wrong.”
Priti Patel, Alok Sharma, Shailesh Vara – all have played a part in the big push among Indian-origin voters. It needs more money and support.
If we learn the correct lessons, the experience of Canadian Conservatives can guide us in how to heal the Right.
Canada’s 1980 No vote to independence wasn’t the end – it was the start of years of chaos and realignment. Study it closely.
The CPC had 169,000 members at the end of 2021; now it has 678,000. The long-term impact on the Party remains to be seen.