He supports single market membership and is unlikely to enthuse about an industrial strategy. Meet the man who could make or mar May’s premiership.
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The Front National is in the ascendant because the French nation has been hollowed out.
The cranky Labour leader only got his chance because the Conservatives first beat Miliband and Balls.
Sir Edward Heath’s phrase has acquired renewed relevance, as the best description of Sir Philip Green’s shameless behaviour at BHS
May bludgeoned Corbyn by spelling out home truths.
He represents a proudly provincial conservatism, in which the condition of the striving classes, and of the industries on which they depend, matter a hundred times more than the City of London.
This Prime Minister knew how to arrive, and how to go.
The media never understood him, and was surprised both by his successes and his failures.
She should leave her family at home, and consult a source of imperishable wisdom Tories have drawn from for 200 years.
The Blair “demon eyes” poster devised by the Tories for the 1997 general election campaign, and reproduced here, failed because it came too soon.
Corbyn refrained from mentioning Blair, but instead praised Cook for putting the case against the Iraq War.
But it is too soon to write his obituary.
The Prime Minister was in gracefully valedictory mode, while the Leader of the Opposition behaved like a not very articulate limpet.
But Westminster will have the urgent task of bringing prosperity to the Brexit-voting classes outside London.
The sun is shining, but the news has not yet sunk in.