We should take pride in seven decades of refugee protection, and it is a principle we must uphold in the future too.
He may have been one of the greatest figures to shape the 20th century, but a simplistic deification risks losing the complexity of the man.
Her new administration would be on the right side on the big issues – Brexit, immigration, Islamism; and would likely feel its way towards the right answer on the economy and trade.
A new Office and Deputy Mayoralty could ensure new arrivals spoke English and promote cross-cultural contact, civic engagement, and British citizenship.
Priti Patel, Alok Sharma, Shailesh Vara – all have played a part in the big push among Indian-origin voters. It needs more money and support.
Reflecting people’s gripes back at them will take you only so far. To get further, you must also offer something better.
Or at least Owen Paterson MP, Sunder Katwala, Mark Field MP and Isabel Oakeshott agree on that. They were speaking at one of our fringe events.
Half of UKIP’s 2015 voters are open-minded about switching, and can find a place in the Conservative big tent.
Clegg has failed to make the positive case for reform, which grieves me. And Cameron is making a case for it which will grieve much of his party.
A better showing with them would have won the Conservatives at least 24 more marginal seats from Labour.
Sunder Katwala is Director of British Future, whose report 'This Sceptred Isle' can be read on www.britishfuture.org. It would be strange, yet it seems to be true, that it should be England, the land of Shakespeare, which today seems uncertain about how to find its modern voice. Yet This Sceptred Isle, a report published by […]