The Progressive Conservatives faced a toxic combination: not just a terrible vote share, but two powerful and regionally-concentrated challengers in Reform and the Bloc Québécois.
His manic energy and self-mocking wit recall the late, great Peter Sellers.
We set out our plan in Policy Exchange’s latest report, What do we Want from the King’s Speech, along with proposals for 13 other Bills.
From Canada to Montana to New Zealand, centre-right parties have found different ways to break the grip of NIMBY gatekeepers and build the homes people need – and are reaping the electoral reward.
Frustratingly, despite leading in several dozens of polls, Conservatives are not polling nearly well enough in the seat-rich Greater Toronto Area to win an overall majority.
Pierre Pierre has gone beyond wonkish economic arguments to spell out the moral, social, and conservative consequences of the crisis.
David Johnston’s resignation as special rapporteur highlights the invidious position of those who serve, for just a few years, as a proxy head of state.
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.
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.
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?