Have the Tories won the centre ground? | Madsen Pirie argues NO in City AM

President of the Adam Smith Institute, Dr. Madsen Pirie, wrote for City AM on why the Conservative Party have not yet managed to occupy the centre ground despite copying a number of Labour initiatives.

In his conference speech, he poached a Labour initiative, the National Infrastructure Commission, headed by ex-Labour peer Lord Adonis.

This wrong- foots Labour, taking popular and distinctive policies out of their hands. But it also passes up a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.


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