Tim Montgomerie

Tim Montgomerie

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, ConservativeHome.com.

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, ConservativeHome.com.

Why Adam Smith would approve of Boris

BY Tim Montgomerie / 5 mins

A media that doesn’t ‘do God’ isn’t worth believing in

BY Tim Montgomerie / 4 mins

Will the VW fallout help get capitalism back on track?

BY Tim Montgomerie / 4 mins

When did flattening opponents replace winning ascendancy as ‘the mission’? And how can democracies correct course?

BY Tim Montgomerie / 6 mins

What do you think of our new homepage formats?

BY Tim Montgomerie / 1 min

Three pro-poor alternatives to Trump’s dangerous tariffs

BY Tim Montgomerie / 6 mins

Believers in Trump

BY Tim Montgomerie / 1 min

Because “nothing has changed”, the eruptions of 2016 will return – but with more force

BY Tim Montgomerie / 7 mins

Free minds: Michael Schluter – the untiring advocate of an alternative to the materialism of Left and Right

BY Tim Montgomerie / 4 mins

The world’s two biggest business newspapers are not so different – and neither has learnt much from the votes for Brexit or Trump

BY Tim Montgomerie / 7 mins

Rees-Mogg doesn’t want to break up Facebook or Uber but he wants ‘Big Tech’ to face same laws as traditional companies

BY Tim Montgomerie / 1 min

Jacob Rees-Mogg backs Trump’s tax cuts but warns him against protectionism

BY Tim Montgomerie / 2 mins

MPs should not vote against the party manifesto, says Jacob Rees-Mogg: I vote for foreign aid budget even though it’s “idiotic”

BY Tim Montgomerie / 2 mins

Thatcher and Reagan didn’t abolish welfare and didn’t want to. They simply wanted to ensure social assistance was affordable and was structured to support work and family

BY Tim Montgomerie / 2 mins

Social justice depends upon spreading ownership as well earnings

BY Tim Montgomerie / 1 min

Did Thatcher hate “society”? Did Reagan hate government? Their biographers answer “no”.

BY Tim Montgomerie / 2 mins

Under-reported: Brexit and Trump. (Yes, seriously).

BY Tim Montgomerie / 6 mins

List of entries to our (continuing) #underreported series

BY Tim Montgomerie / 2 mins

The under-reported stories of 2017

BY Tim Montgomerie / 1 min

Will Guardian readers approve of their Editor’s mission to understand?

BY Tim Montgomerie / 3 mins

Don’t blame Brexit for the social policy vacuum within Theresa May’s government

BY Tim Montgomerie / 5 mins

Why don’t we remember the victims of communism?

BY Tim Montgomerie / 3 mins

How might the world change if oil cost just $10 per barrel?

BY Tim Montgomerie / 1 min

Why would Mark Zuckerberg run for the White House? He’s already more powerful than the US President…

BY Tim Montgomerie / 2 mins

UnHerd’s focus: the significant rather than the new

BY Tim Montgomerie / 3 mins

Liz Truss MP, the free marketeer at the heart of Britain’s Treasury, on fixing capitalism

BY Tim Montgomerie / 1 min

Ten things every British Conservative should dwell upon

BY Tim Montgomerie / 4 mins

Spend an hour with the community where “no one’s happy”

BY Tim Montgomerie / 2 mins

Launching UnHerd’s political jury

BY Tim Montgomerie / 2 mins

Who are more dangerous? Right-wingers or left-wingers? The generations divide again

BY Tim Montgomerie / 2 mins

Big government and big business are equally disliked

BY Tim Montgomerie / 2 mins

Young British voters haven’t just turned away from the Conservative Party; their minds have turned away from conservatism

BY Tim Montgomerie / 2 mins

AudioCast: Juliet Samuel investigates western capitalism’s crisis with economists and thinkers

BY Tim Montgomerie / 4 mins

Jonathan Dimbleby: When ITV was often as good as the BBC (and sometimes better)

BY Tim Montgomerie / 2 mins

Jonathan Dimbleby: Politics is important but current affairs can focus too much upon it

BY Tim Montgomerie / 1 min

Jonathan Dimbleby: Politicians are gaining because forensic interviews are being replaced by rude interviewers

BY Tim Montgomerie / 2 mins

The unheard story of Ida Tarbell. Our video about the journalist who tamed the big businesses of her time

BY Tim Montgomerie / 2 mins

Jonathan Dimbleby: ‘Not enough people double-check what they want to believe’

BY Tim Montgomerie / 1 min

Jonathan Dimbleby: Listening to today’s constantly transmitting journalists, I worry they lack thinking time

BY Tim Montgomerie / 2 mins

Jonathan Dimbleby: We all like gossip and 24/7 news distracts from what matters

BY Tim Montgomerie / 1 min

Audiocast: Is our news industry undermining the West?

BY Tim Montgomerie / 2 mins

A new schedule for Radio 4’s Today programme (involving less today and a lot more yesterday and tomorrow)

BY Tim Montgomerie / 3 mins

Donald Trump isn’t the only person who consumes too much news

BY Tim Montgomerie / 1 min

Biased. Negative. Remote. News industry gets low marks from Brits and Americans

BY Tim Montgomerie / 3 mins