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A Conservative case for assisted dying

The Assisted Dying Bill would relieve suffering, protect the vulnerable, and enhance individual freedom. Conservatives should support it. The House of Commons last debated a Bill on assisted dying in 1997. It was resoundingly defeated, 234 votes against to 89 … Continue reading

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Conservatives: not so much about big business

David Cameron said something particularly interesting last week. It wasn’t that the next Conservative government will achieve full employment, support another 3 million apprenticeships, double free childcare, increase the percentage of GDP spent on infrastructure investment to more than Labour ever … Continue reading

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(Only) Three Reasons to Vote Conservative

The polls say the election’s outcome is up in the air, but one thing is clear – the Tories are close to polling better than the 36.1% share of the vote won in 2010. No mean feat given the perils … Continue reading

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Don’t you think it’s up to us whether there’s another coalition?

The front page of yesterday’s Telegraph splashed that David Cameron had said there would not be another coalition after the next election. The article actually said, that the Telegraph “has learnt” that the Prime Minister “wants to make a commitment” … Continue reading

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It would be wrong for East Coast trains to remain nationalised

Today a campaign was launched to keep East Coast trains in public ownership. They’re arguing it’s one of the most efficient operators in the UK. It’s true, but they’re wrong about the reason: it’s not because it’s owned by the … Continue reading

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