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HJS is delighted to invite you to a discussion about the challenges that lay before the Conservative party.

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The 2019 UK General Election will go down as one of the most dramatic in post-war history. Breaching Labour’s ‘red wall’ of safe seats in working-class towns in the Midlands and the north, PM Boris Johnson led the Conservative Party to its largest parliamentary majority since 1987. Remarkably, the Conservatives can now string together an uninterrupted stream of ‘blue seats’ beginning from Redcar in north-east England, all the way across to Clwyd South in Wales. The UK has witnessed a dramatic realignment of our politics. Are we on the verge of a fundamental programmatic shift within the Conservative party? The Brexit-voting post-industrial provinces – many of whom opposed the Conservatives’ programme of austerity – have returned a raft of new Conservative MPs to the House of Commons. The parliamentary party itself is now decidedly more northern and working-class. Many of its new ‘blue-collar’ voters remain anxious over the inequalities produced by market capitalism, as well as the quality of public services.

On behalf of Rt Hon Dr Julian Lewis MP, the Henry Jackson Society is delighted to invite you to Parliament for this event, where we will discuss how the Conservatives may be able to consolidate its newfound support in unfamiliar electoral territory.

SPEAKERS:

Philip Blond

Director, Respublica

Sherelle Jacobs

Columnist, The Daily Telegraph (TBC)

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TBC

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