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Paul Maginnis is a Conservative Party activist and author of The Return of Meritocracy: Conservative Ideas for Unlocking Social Mobility. He is also a Conservative Councillor for Sawley in Erewash, and his interests include social and economic policy.

In defence of the Union – Paul Maginnis

30 November 2020 | OPINION As soon as I was able to speak, I was informed about my identity. Growing up on the outskirts of...

Supporting the forgotten 50% – Paul Maginnis

11 November 2020 | OPINION The Conservative Party stormed to victory last year on a pledge to level up the Midlands and the North. In...

In defence of the Living Wage – Paul Maginnis

10 June 2020 | OPINION Before plans for a National Living Wage were announced by George Osborne in 2015, the United Kingdom had the 20th-highest...

Sir Keir’s patriotism problem – Paul Maginnis

2 June 2020 | OPINION During the current crisis, Sir Keir Starmer has received many plaudits for his scrutiny of the Government. There is no...

Boris Johnson’s Great British Bridge – Paul Maginnis

14 February 2020 | OPINION In July 2019, Boris Johnson appointed himself as ‘Minister for the Union’. With seemingly rampant Scottish nationalism alongside the divisive issue of...

The Path to a Conservative Majority – Paul Maginnis

21 October 2019 | OPINION The Conservative Party needs to have one very clear message in the upcoming General Election. We need to repeatedly emphasise that in...

The Great Council House Revival – Paul Maginnis

8 July 2019 | OPINION 100 years ago, Lloyd George pledged ‘to make Britain a fit country for heroes to live in’. The Addison Act of 1919...

Creating One-Nation: The Empowerment of Sport – Paul Maginnis

24 June 2019 | OPINION We hear a lot about ‘one-nation’. Whether it comes from Rory Stewart, Boris Johnson, or even Ed Miliband back in 2012. In...

Dominic Raab: The Great Tory Tax Reformer of the 2020s?

17 June 2019 | OPINION Dominic Raab may not become the next Prime Minister of this country, but if his tax proposals were introduced, it would give...

Esther McVey: The Conservatives’ Champion of Social Mobility – Paul Maginnis

The Conservative Party is at a crossroads. After 3 years of parliamentary paralysis and stagnation in domestic policy, we need a leader who can...
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