Stephen Bradley is a GP and clinical research fellow in Leeds and a member of the executive committee of the Fabian Society
The Tory party abandoned conservatism long ago. Honing a consistent message around competence, decency and fairness could win over voters tired of Tory chaos, argues Stephen Bradley At last summer’s Fabian conference, Owen Jones sketched out three transformational governments of modern politics. Two of these, the post-war settlement and Thatcher’s economic liberalisation are behind us….
If we want a world-class health service, we need to pay for it. Labour must make that case The plight of the NHS consistently ranks high on the list of voters’ concerns – and in media column inches. But from inside the health service, both the media’s interpretations of the problems the health service faces…