David Skelton

Deputy Director and Head of Research, 2011-2013


David Skelton

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What’s wrong with the Tory party?

What’s wrong with the Tory party?

Last year, Policy Exchange and YouGov carried out a major polling exercise about what voters want, and there are lessons from it for all the main parties. For the Conservatives, it highlights four (overlapping) ways in which the party needs to do better. First, they...
Don’t set different parts of the UK against each other

Don’t set different parts of the UK against each other

Kelvin MacKenzie made what I assume is a tongue-in-cheek plea for the formation of a ‘Southern party’ in the Telegraph yesterday. In the piece, he consistently resorts to crude caricature about anybody from North of the Watford Gap. According to MacKenzie, only people...