What turns young people away from the Conservatives isn’t more education. It’s the retreat of the property-owning democracy.
Last night’s selection meeting to select a successor to Ken Clarke was hotly contested – I’m told that it went to three full rounds of voting.
The association will choose its successor to Ken Clarke from a field of four with nine past runs at Parliament between them.
Camden, Haringey, Lambeth, Wandsworth…. At the age of 50, they now seem natural units and alternatives are hard to imagine.