Don’t Listen to Me- I’m a Nutter!

By Jack Elsom We want to hear your ideas, Jack! What Conservative policies would you like to see in our election manifesto? If I had a quid for every time Iโ€™ve received a central office dispatched email of this kind – one which urges me to send in policy proposals – Iโ€™d have about six…

Tempora Mutantur, nos et Mutamur in Illis

By Dilsher Singh Sir Humphrey Appleby in Yes Minister and recently Jacob Rees-Mogg MP in his first tweet have very aptly used the famous Latin quote tempora mutantur, nos et mutamur in illis. (Translation: Times change and we change with them) But does it apply to the Conservative Party? As a student, Iโ€™d be lying…

Moving the Centre, not Occupying it

By Sam Barrett At the Centre for Policy Studiesโ€™ Margaret Thatcher Conference on Security of June this year, Henry Kissinger gave a speech during which he briefly recalled a conversation he had once had with Mrs Thatcher. At the time she was a fairly obscure education minister, yet her prudent language foretold the success she…