The centenary of the Co-operative Party challenges us to re-assert the link between conservatism and the mutual economic model.
One place where there is unlikely to be any dithering is the West Midlands. The prospect of someone like Andy Street becoming mayor is hugely exciting.
Andy Street is the right candidate in the right place at the right time.
Cardiff Bay’s fixation on state provision is totally at odds with Wales’ co-operative, community-based traditions.
These organisations have that strong public service ethos – but also employ the entrepreneurialism and commercial discipline of the private sector.
Penny Mordaunt, Liz Truss, Dan Hannan, Liam Halligan, Steve Baker, Tom Tugendhat & others will speak. And there’s a special discount for ConHome readers.