The Tories of the 2030s will need to make a complete clean break with the 1980s. We can think new ideas – and return to older ones to conserve and protect the institutions that make up the social fabric of this country.
The shift to subsidies is more than the timely, targeted and temporary measures that we saw during the pandemic, and signifies a bigger change in global public policy.
We need a Free World Trade Organisation – a democratic alliance to achieve energy independence and control crucial supply chains
During the last year, we’ve learned much about the Government – but far more about ourselves.
It will need to make hard choices and to show evidence of a clarity and long-term vision that, to date, have been rather notable by their absence.
Reshaping Whitehall must be sanctioned by the Prime Minister, but he can empower the Government’s proven reformer, Michael Gove, to drive change.
One of the most dangerous sequences in politics goes like this. “Something must be done. Here’s something. Let’s do it.”
Forget delusions of grandeur, memories of empire, or fantasies of running an EU superstate – let’s focus on setting a good example.
The tension can be seen in the way the Prime Minister’s sensible effort at Chequers clashes with the deeply-seated values of many in the Party’s grassroots.
Onward seems set to propound the liberal and Freer the libertarian versions of the globalist agenda. Where does that leave the anti-globalist voters who now back the Tories?