In most previous general election campaigns the Tories have seen the economy as one of their trump cards but Theresa May downplayed the issue in last year's contest. Photo credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

January 2, 2018   < 1

Tim Montgomerie was most recently a columnist and comment editor for The Times of London. Before that journalistic turn he was steeped in centre right politics, founding the Conservative Christian Fellowship, then the Centre for Social Justice and, just over ten years ago,