dementia tax

Fixing social care is key to the future of the NHS

23 October 2017 8:46

On 12 September, The Spectator hosted a round-table dinner, sponsored by Bupa, to discuss the future of healthcare in Britain,…

How the dementia tax – a ‘nasty party’ policy – lost Theresa May her majority

10 June 2017 12:32

Pundits and pollsters have spent the last year trying to explain what the Brexit vote meant. Was it right-wing or left-wing?…

This election will be remembered as a triumph for the wealthy

5 June 2017 8:39

This dismal, unnecessary election, conducted between the scream of police sirens and the murders of civilians, will be remembered for…

Theresa May forced to defend U-turn in her most difficult interview yet

22 May 2017 20:17

Today was not a day that Theresa May will want to repeat anytime soon. In the morning, she had to…

U-turns matter less than journalists think, especially if voters like the result

22 May 2017 17:21

This is the latest in a series of posts that could be entitled ‘things I could never say when I…

Five reasons why the ‘dementia tax’ U-turn was inevitable

22 May 2017 12:56

‘The Tory “dementia tax” could backfire for Theresa May’ was the Coffee House take last Thursday, perhaps the first mention of that phrase…

Theresa May forced into ‘dementia tax’ U-turn by Jeremy Corbyn

22 May 2017 12:06

Theresa May promised ‘the first ever proper plan to pay for – and provide –social care’ in the party’s manifesto.…