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Posts by Andrew Gimson
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 @
Erdington modernisation? The most notable feature of Erdington is Spaghetti Junction, “you don’t know where you’re going and could end up anywhere”.
Andrew Gimson’s Conference Diary: For a wild moment I thought the Chancellor was going to praise King John
Hammond is no chilly technocrat – but a warm and genial technocrat.
Andrew Gimson’s Conference Diary: Quite right, Prime Minister – we don’t need to punch above our weight
I am thinking of founding a party which will stand up for the privileged few.
Their hatred of Blairite careerists leads them to see all Corbyn’s limitations as virtues.
A new documentary about Brexit, to be shown tonight, demonstrates a side of the Foreign Secretary which is generally overlooked.
The true believer whose appointment to represent the European Parliament in the Brexit negotiations is “an act of war”.
The Labour leader did better because the Prime Minister failed to make a convincing defence of grammar schools.
He has seamlessly made the transition from Cameron to May.
The Eurosceptics are in the ascendant, and they feel pretty good about it.
Profile: Rasputin – the drunken, illiterate, dissolute mystic to whom the Prime Minister’s co-Chief of Staff is now compared
He had a magnetic hold over a powerful woman, and was murdered by a member of the Bullingdon Club. We trust that no precedent has been set.
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.
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