Tag Archives: Mainstream Conservatism

Red Ed has forged mainstream Conservatism

The party that will win the 2015 election will be the one that is most trusted with the economy and most trusted to look after people’s lives. Throughout this Parliament, polling has shown that the Conservatives have a healthy lead … Continue reading

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Why didn’t you text, Steve?

I went to Steve Richards’ Rock & Roll Politics show at the Soho Theatre last night, which was pretty fun, assumed a certain knowledge of political figures and facts (which I very much appreciated) and largely didn’t assume bad faith … Continue reading

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Conservatives should support as much state as is necessary, but always hope for as little as is possible

David Brooks is on fire at the moment. He is the best communicator of the Conservative soul. “If I were given a few minutes with the Republican billionaires, I’d say: spend less money on marketing and more on product development. … Continue reading

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Where are the centrist Conservatives? They need to make their voices heard

There is hubris amongst many in the Conservative Party that since David Cameron’s elevation to the leadership that somehow battle to create (and maintain) a centrist Conservative Party has been won. Granted most of the key architects are now in … Continue reading

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Mods, trads and why we’re all Conservatives

[blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/TimMontgomerie/status/134706172367355904″] followed by [blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/PlatformTen/status/134725205506539520″] followed by [blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/TimMontgomerie/status/134726650586873857″] Then [blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/MichaelLCrick/status/136860773367549952″] As I wrote in the Conservative Way Forward magazine during the party conference, ‘modernising’ (which is ugly shorthand and not something I would ever talk about in that … Continue reading

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