The Government needs to listen to its critical friends and produce fast reform of this scheme to help Britain compete.
That doesn’t mean they are all suddenly hardcore Tories. For many we were the least-worst option. But we have an opportunity to win their trust.
In this new political battle, the greatest tension will not be left v right or even fiscal
doves v economic hawks. It will be a battle between creativity and convention.
That’s a legitimate political agenda, and people are quite welcome to vote for it. But they deserve to know what’s coming.
This week we are over in Poland attending the Coworking Europe Conference 2019. After the success of last year’s conference in Amsterdam, this year the conference is being held in Warsaw with over 600 delegates from Europe and other international countries from as far away as the US and India in attendance. The Irish delegation is made up of ourselves from Newry as well as representatives from Dublin, Cork and Wicklow. For those of you who are not familiar with … Read more
Our analysis shows that any political party will struggle to win a working majority if they fail to connect with the poorest voters across Britain.
The fifth piece in our series this week about what the Tory Manifesto should look like.
Our businesses have the ingenuity, skills and talent to succeed, but they need to know what the future will hold before they can invest, hire and deliver.
For me, the most concerning thing wasn’t being behind among the very young, but being behind among everyone under age 47.
The workers being promised fewer hours for the same money would also have to fund huge increases in the cost of public services.
The Conservative Party has been at the forefront of reforms which have helped the poor and disadvantaged. Modern history too is full of evidence of this vital strain of conservatism.
My local secondary schools were no-go areas and no one from my primary school went to one. That won’t be my children’s experience, and he can take a lot of credit.
Former Government advisers see an opportunity to steer the party towards a “bigger government” vision for the party they’ve always spoiled for.