The failure to confront anti-semitism within the Labour Party has led to a total breakdown of trust.
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Andrew Gimson is a contributing editor to ConservativeHome and the author of "Boris - the Rise of Boris Johnson". He was the Daily Telegraph's parliamentary sketchwriter, and before that the paper's Berlin correspondent.Follow @
These two MPs have not found, at the first attempt, the sort of language that will appeal to the unconverted. But nor did David Cameron.
Only 28 years after the poll tax precipitated Thatcher’s downfall, no one called for a new system of local government finance.
Profile: The Prime Minister, as revealed in the twelve qualities shared by successful holders of that office
The author of the newly-published Gimson’s Prime Ministers: Brief Lives from Walpole to May reflects on what holders of the office have in common – and don’t.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: May looks at last as if she is finding her feet, Corbyn gives way to incurable vanity
The Leader of the Opposition admired himself for behaving like a backbench dissident.
It is not that he dares to be dull, but that he cannot help being so. He has prudently turned it to his advantage.
The British Government needs to show the same resolve as in 1971, when Sir Alec Douglas-Home threw 105 KGB agents out of London.
Amy Chua says they are blind to the decisive importance of tribal politics – an obliviousness which extends to America itself, and prepared the way for Trump.
The dismal truth is that nobody in the Labour leader’s office any longer expects him to be any good.
Profile: Esther McVey, who scares and infuriates Labour by reaching the northerners it has neglected
The Work and Pensions Secretary has a genuine belief in social mobility and is magnificently unabashed under fire.
May sounded unusually confident, but Johnson scuttled out of the Chamber.
He could have a future as a political commentator of unusual perceptiveness, who understands that everything is in flux.
David Frum expresses the dismay of an upright North American conservative at the triumph of Trump.
Robert Tombs asked at yesterday evening’s meeting if Tony Blair, Ken Clarke and Peter Mandelson really want us to enter a United States of Europe.
The Prime Minister told one good joke and then bored her way to victory.