Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Conviction Politics?

During a general election campaign, the candidates stand on their party's manifesto and their own local record. But, I also find that I get asked a lot what my personal core convictions are. What drives me personally? What are my priorities as a nationally elected representative participating in writing the laws of the land and setting the national agenda?

The bottom line is that I went into politics to fight for free enterprise, liberty and a more meritocratic society. What does that mean in practice? Here are six of my key priorities to give you a flavour of my own personal vision of a better Britain ...
  1. I want lower taxes and less red tape, so Britain creates jobs and prosperity in a competitive world.
  2. I want to smash monopolies, so small businesses can compete and customers have greater choice.
  3. I want more free speech and less political correctness for a healthier democracy.
  4. I want terrorists and criminals under surveillance, not all law-abiding citizens.
  5. I want more ladders of opportunity, so youngsters from any background can be successful.
  6. I want to strengthen your democratic voice - including more local democracy, a right of recall over MPs, and an EU referendum.

2 comments:

Tim Feltham said...
This comment has been removed by the author.
Anna Boldina said...

Good plan

Post a Comment

The site policy is to publish all comments, unless abusive or anonymous.

Welcome to Dom's Blog

To sign up for my monthly bulletins, click here.

For my Privacy & Cookies policy, click here.

Dom's Podcasts

Watch Dom's Hardtalk interview here.

To watch Dom's recent podcasts, visit his You Tube channel here.

Local Campaigns

Local issues, National debate

Blog Archive

Follow Dom on Facebook