In making the case for the Centre Right, these 11 authors fail to recognise that liberty cannot always be upheld by compromise.
A new book of essays edited by David Gauke suggests a view that is more centre than right – at least, to judge by their authors.
“Housing policy – the building of new homes, the stewardship of existing properties, the planning of our towns, the fundamental landscape of our lives – requires long-term thinking. And a long-term plan.”
The key issue is the difference between EU codified law which prevents any action not permitted, and our common law, under which everything is permitted unless prohibited.
He describes the authoritarian and grossly under-reported way in which our future MPs, and ministers, are being chosen.
Gove is right to look to the 1980s for lessons. But the danger is that he is learning the wrong ones.
Empowering left-wing leaders is the price that one has to pay for the local experimentation that devolving power and funds entails.
Germany has come closer to managing it – but take a look at the bill: an average of £71 billion between 1990 and 2014. That’s a little more than the £2 billion Sunak was sharing out yesterday.
When a minister comes under attack from the parliamentary lobby, petty allegations are treated as monstrous crimes.
No Conservative leader has lost a challenge as Prime Minister, but neither have any survived their victories by as much as a year.
In these days of her Platinum Jubilee, we give thanks both local and ceremonial for her faithful service to her people.
And: surely Johnson wants to know who authorised the Nowzad instruction. Plus: go on – make it all about Brexit.
He says that road haulage interests are trying to revive the pre-Brexit economy – but that the Government will stand firm for higher wages.