Suella Fernandes, Alan Mak, Ryan Shorthouse, James Frayne, Hannah David and others give their view.
The Government should give every citizen a lifetime higher education loan account, and exact a levy from major graduate employers to pay for it.
James Cleverly MP, Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP, Cllr Sean Anstee, Graeme Archer, Professor Tim Bale and others give their suggestions.
ConHome’s conference, Securing a Majority, grappled with the question of how to reach alienated UKIP voters.
Cllr Sir Merrick Cockell, Kathy Gyngell, Andrew Lilico, Christopher Pincher MP, Simon Richards and others respond to Osborne’s statement.
Cllr Sir Merrick Cockell, Ruth Lea, Andrew Lilico, Christopher Pincher MP, Simon Richards and others make their recommendations.
ConservativeHome’s Mark Wallace, Charlotte Leslie MP and BrightBlue’s Ryan Shorthouse discuss the current Tory mood.
Ryan Shorthouse is the Director of Bright Blue. Follow Ryan on Twitter. Last weekend, over 100 people joined Bright Blue at our “Tory modernisation 2.0” conference to discuss the future of the Conservative Party. It was an incredibly positive, creative atmosphere and delegates were brimming with new ideas about the future of the Party and […]
Ryan Shorthouse, a Conservative policy advisor, Deputy Editor of CrossBow Magazine and qualified Tennis Coach, looks at the potential benefits of mixed-age classes and clubs. On the national junior tennis circuit, three types of matches would provoke intense nerves: playing someone with a lower rating than you, playing someone you train with in your regular […]
Ryan Shorthouse, Parliamentary researcher and Deputy Editor of Cross Bow, makes the case for a 20mph speed limit in residential areas. I know, I know: I’m such a bore. I could be speaking about the fate of Northern Rock or which of the candidates will be US President. Big boys politics. But I’m going to […]
Ryan is a Parliamentary assistant and freelance writer. At the tennis club’s ladies night, a woman in her late twenties reddens when the infamous legion of botoxed housewives say she should have found a nice young man by now. Gossip gets round: the new girl, maybe she’s one of those sorts? And following a heated […]
Ryan is a Parliamentary assistant and freelance writer. It is in fashion among my flatmates to rank dictators. Several hours are spent rating each military leader, based on a series of different criteria: amount killed, type of people killed, methods of torture, and number of wars undertaken. Hitler is the omnipresent Manchester United, regardless of […]