British politics doesn’t need a new centrist party, it needs fresh ideas

Welcome to Refresh – a new initiative by young people, for young people,  to provide a free-market response to Britain’s biggest issues ​

Everyone in politics agrees on one thing: that the political centre ground, for two decades a fiercely contested battlefield, increasingly resembles No Man’s Land. The centre-left is in exile, its party surrendered to a self-professed and largely unreconstructed Marxism. The centre-right has borne the weight of eight years of hard choices and the all-consuming task of Brexit.

No wonder calls for a new centrist party percolate, stirred by reports of a £50 million war chest for anyone willing to take up the mantle.

But what Britain really needs is new ideas…

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