Its purpose to set out an alternative future for the centre right in the UK that does not depend upon populism, but can appeal to an electorate that is becoming better educated and more socially liberal.
Katharine Birbalsingh’s departure gives the Commission an opportunity to focus on families, employers and colleges too.
Last week, middle class voters told us in focus groups that they were incandescent; we expect to hear the same this week from working class voters.
The final piece in our series on levelling up comes from our fortnightly columnist – as the White Paper looms.
The problem is that spiralling spending demands quickly use up the options which voters don’t notice. Eventually you need other big sources of revenue,
This book tells you more about the demographics of party members than anything you will hear from the usual commentators.
But his new book conveys very well what is wrong with social media, and how it might be put right.
The Tories have an interest in a focus on values. Reports suggest that some in Downing Street are encouraging Johnson to launch a ‘war on woke’.
As a rule, the Conservatives are unclear about the politics of equality and identity. But there’s at least one Minister who isn’t.
The mass of the public will demand answers to questions that previously had relatively limited appea – such as: why the postcode lottery in healthcare?
Listening to conversations in Westminster in recent days, I fear a number of misconceptions will drive bad decision-making.
The Prime Minister’s victory is on the same scale as Thatcher’s, but of a different kind. The implications of that could be huge.
Middle class hostility to the working class and lower middle class is common, while working class and lower middle class hostility is practically non-existent.
The NHS, the environment, childcare: the creative energies of Team Johnson must be poured into new policies for these.
The founder of The Big Issue expresses his aversion to liberalism, and his disappointment with the middle class.