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OK, it’s a silly question, but it applies no less to Liam Fox’s shadow than to the Trade Secretary himself.
The next manifesto might propose breaking the link between student maintenance costs and parental income by introducing a universal loan.
Over time, proposals have either been denounced as politically correct nonsense, or embraced with an enthusiastic “me, too”-ism. Neither approach is exactly rigorous.
Next Tory leader. A YouGov poll echoes ConHome’s survey result: Davis first, Johnson second, and none of the above beating both.
These are early days. But, on these findings, it isn’t worth commissioning expensive polls when one can simply read our survey each month for free.
The First Secretary of State has the sweep of the Cabinet committees. And if May’s closest ally harbours any leadership ambitions himself, he isn’t letting on.
For all its blunders, faults and bias, the BBC is a price worth paying to help build a civilised society
Lavishly-paid stars; right-on, tax-avoiding presenters and all, the BBC is a counterweight to fragmentation.
During the next few days, we will be e-mailing those people and others to ask them if they want to reply to the survey each month.
The backers of Davis, Johnson, and Hammond are blighting their candidates’ prospects – and feeding an appetite for fresh leadership
They should clock the mood among many party members and Conservatives MPs, especially from recent intakes, for someone new.
If more Cabinet members had won their seats from Labour, perhaps it would leak just a little bit less
Maybe it was ever thus, at least in modern times, but Tory-held suburban seats outside the South-East are under-represented at the top table.
Inflammatory language, noble aims. Javid prepares to battle for more home ownership and social justice.
One mustn’t believe everything one reads in the papers…but an official accuses Tory council leaders of lying and selfishness.
Its intervention yesterday was a breath of fresh air – or chilly air, anyway – amidst an overheated climate.
They already elect their chairmen and there will be fewer trips abroad – at least when the Commons is sitting. That means more scrutiny of what Ministers are up to.
They will want to ask themselves if they really want to spurn last year’s referendum result and the Party’s manifesto commitment.
“A source from the European Commission confirmed that, legally speaking, the UK would have to leave…as part of Brexit.”