It isn’t necessary to be one of his supporters to believe that it is time for Wiltshire Police to put up or shut up.
The loyal Home Secretary with a sharp wit who did great service to the Conservative Party and the nation.
Trudy Harrison’s win marks the first by-election gain by a governing party since the Conservatives gained Mitcham and Morden in 1982.
At best, sending him to Guantanamo failed – and at worst it backfired spectacularly.
Problems that it may cause our nearest and closest neighbour would also be problems for us.
The reality is that most of it will be concentrated on pupils older than 16 – whatever the best age may be at which to select.
Andrew Gimson’s Lords sketch: Lord Lisvane warns that Brexit could increase the powers of the Executive
Lord Willoughby de Broke congratulated the PM on giving “a UKIP speech”, so who needs UKIP?
In the last year he has lost much of his grassroots support and a powerful patron, leaving him without political armour.
The situation is volatile, but on balance it is more likely that Labour will hang on, and that Paul Nuttall will be the first victim of Thursday’s by-election.
The real meaning of calls for a meaningful vote is to frustrate Brexit – and defy the people’s verdict
Or else, given the way in which both our constitution and the Article 50 process works, they are meaningless altogether.
Theresa May’s austere approach to news management is a plus for government – at least, so far. But it’s turning out to be a minus for her ministers.
Yes, it’s a regional party. But the EU referendum was a UK-wide vote, so of course it bought ads in Edinburgh and London.
Lacking tactical coordination or a shared strategic goal, Remainers are suffering for having never had to organise as a faction before the 23rd June.
The harsh truth is that, nearly seven years into Conservative-led Government, we are still living beyond our means.
It’s still winnable, but there are warning signs for the wider Party and its leadership.