Constitution

Constitution, Europe

Nine reasons the Human Rights Act’s demise is not a catastrophe

Nine reasons the Human Rights Act’s
demise is not a catastrophe

I think I must be allergic to elevated levels of hysterical political chatter – lately it’s been making me break out in increasing expressions of my viewpoint. Causing nasty irritation today – the Human Rights Act. Here are nine points essential to the debate. 1. The Human Rights Act is […]

by × May 14, 2015 ×

Constitution, Economic, News, Taxation, Welfare

What now? Priorities for a Conservative government

What now? Priorities for a Conservative
government

The Tories are back in government. And it’s time to get radical. For the first time in 18 years the Conservatives are back as the sole party of government. This is a golden opportunity to change Britain for the better. Already, attention is beginning to focus on what the new […]

by × May 11, 2015 ×

Constitution

Open primaries: Let’s have them  across  the board in 2020

Open primaries: Let’s have them
across the board in 2020

When the Conservative Party decided to select their candidate for the Clacton by-election through an open primary it was not because it was the right thing to do in order to make selection procedures more democratic. It was an attempt to put Douglas Carswell in a difficult position because he […]

by × March 15, 2015 ×

Constitution, Home Affairs

The Conservatives must preserve the Union

The Conservatives must preserve the Union

By Chris Jaffray Note: If you are a Scottish Conservative who loves liberty as much as we do, drop us an email to get involved in our new Scottish CfL project: editor@con4lib.com In the many series of analysis about how Scotland came to a referendum the collapse of the Tory […]

by × October 7, 2014 ×

Constitution

A Conservative case for proportional representation

A Conservative case for proportional
representation

This has been something of a referendum-heavy Parliament by British standards. Like standing armies and civil codes of law, referenda are some of those things we on this blessed isle have generally left to Europeans – despots from Napoleon to Hitler used them to cement their legitimacy but we had […]

by × April 8, 2013 ×