Tag Archives: Government

Start Boxes for Families

Conservatives believe in and value the institution of the family. As David Cameron put it at the 2009 Conservative Party Conference, families are the most important to him, and most important for the country. Other projects, such as Tim Montgomerie’s … Continue reading

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One Nation in Government

For the first time in 23 years, a Conservative Prime Minister, fresh from election victory, is appointing a new all-Conservative Cabinet. While a bloodied Labour Party licks it wounds and focuses on internal battles, this united Conservative Party can set … Continue reading

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Abolish DCMS? Yes please

The rumour that DCMS could be abolished is swirling again and again. Let’s hope so: it would be a good idea. On a practical level, many of its functions can easily sit elsewhere. Media regulation, for all the fuss, is really just … Continue reading

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How’s the Big Society doing?

Two and a half years on from that ‘Invitation to Join the Government of Britain’, where is the Big Society? The centrepiece of the Conservatives 2010 Manifesto was the Big Society. Except it wasn’t. It was the centrepiece of the … Continue reading

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