The campaign against the paper is not so much about a headline last week, but about shifting the balance of media power to the left.
We shouldn’t be indifferent to inequality of outcome when it has been gained unfairly at the expense of others.
It’s au revoir – though not, we hope, adieu – to the Deep End.
We won’t complain if the Chancellor reduces the top rate further. But the trade-off should be fairer property and pensions taxation.
Record employment is the jewel in the crown of this Government’s five-year term.
The longer no party can gain no more than about a third of a vote, the louder the debate about changing the system will become.
The idea of a permanent revolution spurred by an anti-big business Conservative government is a nightmare on a par with Miliband’s anti-capitalist rampage.
The alternative to building lots of homes in many places is build lots of homes in a few places: this would certainly lessen, or at least limit, the political penalty involved.
It’s a good time to revisit our recent series on the Coalition’s successes and failures. Marks out of ten included.
Voters detect, in expressions like “hard-working families”, an intolerable bogusness.
Jonathan Algar, Antonia Cox, Nick Faith, Peter Franklin, David Green, Peter Hoskin, Andrea Leadsom MP, Andrew Lilico and Simon Richards assess the Chancellor’s work.
Open Primaries are becoming increasingly popular – will it benefit those candidates who’ve already taken part in one?
Allowing companies to offer different services for different prices is key to developing the digital revolution.
Peter Franklin is a Conservative policy advisor and speechwriter specialising in environmental and social issues. Ten years ago the Conservative Party suffered its worst ever defeat under universal suffrage. It wasn’t just the seats lost or the abysmal vote share, but also the national sense of joy at our humiliation. Were you up for Portillo? […]