Katharine Birbalsingh’s departure gives the Commission an opportunity to focus on families, employers and colleges too.
The two candidates have less than ten days to bring to the campaign her conviction that sticking with the status quo simply won’t do.
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.
While Muslims here feel comfortably British, French Muslims must conceal their religious convictions to be respectable citizens.
The Government must rebuild its demoralised electoral coalition, keep the Right broadly united and develop a compelling narrative and a legacy.
The final piece in our series on levelling up comes from our fortnightly columnist – as the White Paper looms.
Our regret that he is no longer in place is cancelled out by his own suggestion that he shouldn’t really have been doing his job at all.
Reading and reflection really helps me get a perspective on what is going on, whether in my own constituency or in the country more broadly.
The fourth part of a series on ConHome this week about the politics of race and ethnicity in Britain today.
We need a multi-racial working-class conservatism that tackles discrimination – and prioritises removing the barriers that prevent people advancing.
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,
Labour isn’t focused on the second, preferring to blame others for problems, and too many of its activists aren’t the first, either.
The second of two pieces on ConHome this week on social mobility. How much does it matter and is it in decline?
This book tells you more about the demographics of party members than anything you will hear from the usual commentators.
Our research with low-income voters in some of these areas revealed that many are not expecting miracles. They simply want better local services.