The Tories must modernise or face defeat

Bright Blue's senior researcher Sam Hall has written for CapX about the need for the Conservative Party to modernise or face defeat at the next General Election. He argues that the Conservatives must offer concrete ideas on how to improve the living standards of the lowest paid in society, and to re-establish the party's reputation for social liberalism. 

Here is an excerpt:

Theresa May was right to try to bolster the Conservatives’ support among working-class voters, a portion of the electorate they’ve historically struggled to convince, by talking about economic insecurity and low incomes. Indeed, these ideas appeal to younger voters, too. But her manifesto contained too few substantive solutions.

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