Yet another failure to keep a clear promise would be deeply damaging, especially in the ‘Red Wall’.
Withdrawal from the EU provides a necessity and an opportunity to illustrate that the UK is “open for business”.
We republish a personal Tory manifesto first published by this site almost exactly five years ago.
Don’t expect Downing Street to bother too much about what MPs or the media think as it prepares to shake up government.
It might be preferable to Labour’s position, but that isn’t hard.
The ‘tens of thousands’ pledge has been ditched, replaced by something more vague.
On this topic the disconnect between SW1 and the people is particularly vast.