Some on the Right hate and despise her. But her admirers outnumber her detractors. Even if they do not agree with her opinions, they like the way she fights her corner.
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Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: Cameron devotes a lot of care to living down to his reputation as Flashman
But he is actually a traditional Tory leader who wants to show he will not give in to foreigners, even if they are children.
The Labour leader spoke out against change, and made David Cameron sound like a management consultant.
Her role is not merely ceremonial: she helps make tyranny impossible.
In Dyfed-Powys, they have cut top salaries and commissioned specialists to improve results.
For a moment, the depth of the contempt and distrust Conservatives feel for each other on the EU issue stood exposed.
Instead of trying to eradicate all traces of hauteur from his manner, let the Chancellor play up to these.
As a Labour source said in a fury, “It’s a superiority thing…he’s strangely incurious about people either unlike himself, or with different views.”
Yazidis, Christians and Muslims would be better off under an imperial system.
The Mayor of London refused, in his encounter with Tyrie’s committee, to be dull, prudent and strictly factual.
This Puritan hates the theatre of politics, so is trying to destroy PMQs.
Interview: Nicholas Soames compares Brexiteers to an Alsatian that must be kicked “really hard in the balls”
He regrets the resignation of IDS, condemns Liam Fox, and says the press has grotesquely exaggerated the Government’s difficulties.
The Defence Minister, and MP for Portsmouth North, is backing Brexit, and knows how to make a splash.
The Chancellor was a commanding figure, Jeremy Corbyn could do nothing to spoil things for him, and Andrew Tyrie will now check whether the figures add up.
The Republic of Ireland shows how a nation state can transform its economic prospects for the better
This astonishing success story has not yet attracted the attention it deserves.