Conservative Party

June 24, 2016

David Cameron Resigns

Full transcript of Prime Minister David Cameron's resignation speech.
June 25, 2016

The young will be hit hardest by the EU vote

Older generations have inflicted a heavy burden on the young with yesterday’s result, says Andy Clarke.
July 5, 2016

John Redwood MP: Why I’m voting ‘Leadsom’

John Redwood explains why he is voting for Andrea Leadsom to lead the Conservative Party leader and be the country’s next Prime Minister.
July 6, 2016

Gove is the true Tory ‘unity’ candidate

Chris Everett argues Michael Gove is best placed to reunite the two warring wings of the Conservative Party.
July 7, 2016

A Tory coronation would be bad for the country

Andrea Leadsom is right. A Conservative leadership coronation would be bad for the party and bad for the country, says Comment Central.
August 15, 2016

Are these the Tory Party’s halcyon days?

While the British political landscape is dominated by uncertainty, Peter Bingle argues we are entering a period of hegemony for the Conservative Party.
August 18, 2016

Labour are the real NHS privatisers

John Redwood MP argues it is Labour, rather than the Conservatives, who have demonstrated a greater propensity to privatise the NHS.
October 5, 2016

The Tories are once again the workers’ Party

Peter Bingle argues Labour is now the voice of the wealthy metropolitan liberal elite. The Tories are once again the Workers' Party.
January 30, 2017

Is Labour drawing its dying breath?

A paradox has emerged amidst all the post-referendum madness: as the Tories continue to capture the public mood, Labour has set course for total self-annihilation, says Peter Bingle.
February 24, 2017

The Tory Party’s northern revival begins

The Tory victory in Copeland is a sure sign of the public’s endorsement of Theresa May’s brand of Conservatism, and a brutal rejection of Corbynism, says Peter Bingle.
April 28, 2017

Labour’s London fiefdom is under siege

As 8 June draws ever closer, Peter Bingle discusses the shifting tectonic plates of London politics.
June 8, 2017

Don’t forget Brum’s Tory youth

The media portrayal of Birmingham’s youth population belies a thriving Conservative movement, says David Kuczora.
June 27, 2017

Good government needs strong opposition

A good government needs a strong opposition, and whilst Jeremy Corbyn is still unlikely to offer much on that front, Conservative backbenchers undoubtedly will, says David Spencer.
July 10, 2017

Hands to the rescue!

To turn their electoral misfortunes around, London Tories need to declare unilateral declaration of independence from the national party in the same way that Scottish Tories have done so under Ruth Davidson. Greg Hands is the man for the job, says Peter Bingle.
July 30, 2017

Isaac Ross: It’s time for Moggmentum…!

Isaac Ross smells the stench of Tory decline. The Government has an apologetic posture in the communication of its policies and beliefs. It needs a fresh leader to challenge a resurgence Labour. Jacob Rees-Mogg is the man for the job.
July 31, 2017

Government rebuked over Access to Justice

The Supreme Court’s unanimous decision to overturn government legislation on mandatory tribunal fees represents a rare tangible victory for Britain’s workforce. But is this a fleeting breakthrough, or a concrete indication of future vindication, asks Glenn Houlihan?
August 2, 2017

Consumer credit returns to centre stage

Jonathan Horsman discusses the credit industry’s growing importance among Parliamentarians and sets out what the industry can expect to see on credit and debt between now and the next scheduled Queen’s Speech in 2019.
August 10, 2017

The Tory Brexit trap

Evgeny Pudovkin asks whether the Tories are capable of delivering a hard Brexit, whilst also fending off the looming prospect of a Corbyn government?
August 14, 2017

Mogg for PM!

Sam Frost, co-founder of the ‘Ready for Rees-Mogg’ campaign, claims it’s difficult to see why Jacob Rees-Mogg shouldn’t stand to be our next Prime Minister.
September 25, 2017

Uber: Labour was never the workers’ party

Quick to bill itself as the champion of the working class, while at the same time portraying the Conservative Party as a self-absorbed defender of the elite, disinterested in the needs of those living in poverty, the Labour Party has shown itself to be anything of the sort, says Nic Conner.
September 25, 2017

May’s Great Brexit Betrayal

David Hardy believes Theresa May’s Florence speech represents a great Brexit betrayal, arguing that the concept of party lines is a farce. All political parties, irrespective of branding, are subservient to a Eurocentric liberal elite, he argues.
September 27, 2017

Uber shows Tory appeal to youth vote is possible

The ‘Uber-Ban’ shows how the Conservatives can appeal to younger voters, say Tom Pridham and Tom Yeldon.
October 13, 2017

Is Conservatism in crisis?

Modern conservatism is facing an existential crisis, says David Hardy. To find its way once more Conservatives everywhere must challenge the orthodoxy of the liberal left rather than succumbing to it.
October 16, 2017

How can the Tories survive?

A focus on Theresa May's premiership is a distraction from the real challenges facing the Conservative Party, writes Evgeny Pudovkin.
October 16, 2017

Tory voters losing will to live

 A directionless government and Brexit fatigue are causing the public, including the Tory base, to lose their will to live. The government needs an exciting and visionary domestic policy agenda to reinvigorate the British public and get their heart beating again.
October 22, 2017

The inequality of austerity

The Barnett formula is deeply unfair to the English regions, writes Peter Divey.
November 1, 2017

Just how dangerous is Corbyn?

It is the Labour moderates, not Corbyn who the Conservative leadership should fear the most, writes Evgeny Pudovkin. 
November 6, 2017

Britain must learn from Trump to succeed

Trump has shown the way to defeat uninspiring centrism and British politics must do the same, writes Peter Divey
November 9, 2017

Only a radical reshuffle can save the Tories now

A reshuffle would inject competence and inspiration into this floundering Government, writes Peter Bingle. 
November 10, 2017

Conciliatory Tories will win next election

Despite pundit predictions, Tom Pridham sets out why, by adopting a more conciliatory campaign strategy, the Conservatives, not Labour, are better placed to win the election.
November 13, 2017

Putney shows Tories down, but not out

The success of the Tories in last Thursday’s Putney council by-election suggests the assumption that there will inevitably be a Tory collapse in May 2018 could be wide of the mark, says Peter Bingle.
December 18, 2017

Grieve’s amendment strengthens pro-Brexit hand

The Grieve's amendment to give Parliament the casting vote on any deal may strengthen the pro-Brexit hand, argues Nic Conner.
December 19, 2017

Self-importance threatens Tory victory

With the Party ahead in the polls, the only serious threat to the Conservatives winning the next election is division among its ranks. If the Party’s mutinous backbenchers overcome their self-importance they may just win the next election says Peter Bingle.
December 22, 2017

Defying the referendum in Parliament will fuel public dissatisfaction

MPs should stand by their party manifestos or risk grave consequences, argues John Redwood MP
January 19, 2018

Labour and its PFI hypocrisy

Labour’s attack on Private Finance Initiatives is absurd, given the big role the last Labour government played in extending PFIs and contracting out, and even more so given the extensive use Labour Councils rightly make of these techniques today, says John Redwood MP. 
January 21, 2018

Tories must capitalise on Momentum pogroms

Mired in its own infighting, the Tories are failing to capitalise on the Momentum pogroms tearing the Labour Party in two, says Peter Divey.
January 22, 2018

Tories: Keep calm and carry on!

'Keep calm and carry on', an overused idiom but applicable nonetheless. Tory MPs must retain their sanity, calm down and recognise that whether they like it or not Theresa May is the best and only hope of their party winning a majority at the next general election.
January 26, 2018

Hard Brexit is a Remainer myth

A real Brexit would have been a huge success, not the Hard Brexit caricature of the Remainer elite, writes Nick Turner
February 14, 2018

England speaks again

Brexit is a cry of English national pride, with potentially significant ramifications on national identity for all nations of the United Kingdom, writes Aled Gwyn Job
February 22, 2018

Social media and the place (wo)men

Social media has given legions of online leftists the tool to project their fringe interests into the corridors of power, writes Hector Drummond
March 2, 2018

The EU has us bent over a barrel

The EU has recognised that the May Government will be prepared to pay any price to prevent a General Election and the risk of a Marxist Corbyn Government, says Peter Divey.
March 11, 2018

May spells Tory Party death

Theresa May’s lumbering premiership has abandoned Conservatism replacing it instead by four main behaviours that now define her leadership: copying the opposition; procrastination; stylistic but not substantive unity; and weak, contradictory, unreliable leadership, argues Bruce Newsome.
March 13, 2018

May’s Government is a BBC puppet show

David Hardy argues the Conservative Party is drifting ever closer to the left. In so doing, it is increasingly beholden to left-wing interest groups, such as the BBC and Channel 4.
March 15, 2018

It’s time to articulate a new migration policy

A sensible post-Brexit migration policy should see equal treatment between EU and non-EU nationals, writes John Redwood
March 16, 2018

Why we still need austerity

Responsible spending is essential to the Conservatives' pitch to voters, they shouldn't abandon it now
March 24, 2018

Remainers are the new Brexiteers

Bruce Newsome points out the irony that the most steadfast opposition to the shortcomings of the Brexit transition deal is among Remain supporters, meanwhile Tory Brexit cheerleaders appear blindsided by its real implications.
March 31, 2018

Theresa May: on steady course to victory

Theresa May is as secure in her position as she has ever been, says John Baron. Holding firm on her current course there is no reason why she can’t lead the Conservatives to victory at the next election.
April 3, 2018

Forget the spin, the Government’s Brexit quagmire persists

Beneath the thin veneer of victory, and despite its claims, the Government remains rudderless and disunited on Brexit, says Bruce Newsome.
April 4, 2018

The civil service must stop frustrating Brexit

Continued attempts to reheat Project Fear are demonstrating bias within the civil service against the Government's stated policy of EU withdrawal, writes John Redwood
April 12, 2018

Tax cuts must be a part of the post-Brexit agenda

It's time to give the economy a boost with tax cuts, ratcheting back the damage done by continually increasing tax burdens, writes John Redwood MP
April 24, 2018

The Customs Union debate must end once and for all

The referendum was won on a promise of a global outlook. Remainers should stop re-fighting the same old debates, writes John Redwood MP
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