While his colleagues have persuaded him the route to victory is through winning Remainers, it was retaining Leave voters that saved his election campaign.
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Ethically and politically, defending freedom on campus is the right thing to do.
It’s good that the absurd telephone charges have been scrapped – but the bigger problem remains unresolved.
Not only would many borrowers feel pain, but the Opposition might well be tempted to seize the chance to pile on the pressure.
The Defence Secretary calls on the Labour leader to reject his youth wing’s position.
The future leaders of the Left either don’t know their history, or prefer a made-up version of it.
The honours appear to be some compensation for both men having been shuffled out of government roles over the summer.
The rebels are right – Universal Credit is a good reform, endangered by a poor decision on its implementation
Ministers would do well to listen to their colleagues who want to improve – not destroy – this laudable change to the welfare system.
By raising the possibility that EU law could retain its power after March 2019, the Prime Minister risks inflaming the concerns of Leavers.
Even after all the problems, and the threadbare findings, Wiltshire Police show no sign of realising their errors.
Conservative Party Conference is not really a conference at all. The audience are a source of obedient applause, not trusted to speak or vote – and they know it.
For most voters, the 1970s are as foreign and distant as Venezuela.
The gathering Tory tribe feel the urgent need to defeat Corbynism, but are not enamoured with the policy offer so far.
Our survey. Party members approve of Johnson’s Brexit article, but many are displeased with May’s Florence speech
Eight in ten respondents agreed with the thrust of the Foreign Secretary’s case. But the Prime Minister’s speech met with more unhappiness than positivity.
Historically, we have developed our best new ideas and talents when in Opposition. We must break that cycle, and renew our movement now.