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We republish Andrew Gimson’s profile of the new International Development Secretary, who backs Brexit “and knows how to make a splash”.
But Major’s Back to Basics disaster shows how badly wrong the attempt to provide moral leadership can go.
Gavin Williamson is gifted, well-connected, successful – and not devoid of ambition. His former deputy is now Chief Whip. This is a controversial appointment.
Given its majority and manifesto, the Government cannot take on both delivering Brexit and quitting the court. But it must stand fast against the Charter of Fundamental Rights.
My new project takes inspiration from Teddy Roosevelt, who saved American capitalism from itself.
Fewer women. The same ethnic minority share. More people educated at state schools. The Tory intake of 2017.
On the usual form of general elections, it shouldn’t be there at all – and is more shaped by the Party’s leadership than any of its predecessors.
It’s unimaginable that Westminster would have acted towards Scotland as Madrid has acted towards Catalonia.
Henry Newman: My take from Brussels this week. The EU side wants to ramp up the pressure – not wind down the talks.
There’s more than a hint in the air that they are happy to let the negotiation get sticky – and wait for capital to flee the UK and for investment to plummet.
The Right’s retreat from academia and colleges means students are being indoctrinated with the stale orthodoxies of lefty liberalism.
He discusses his new book, Hearts and Minds, in which he traces the change in Conservative ideas from Thatcher to Cameron and beyond.
Daniel Hannan: The modern politician must learn about psychology, and how evolution moulds our minds
Just as the MPs of the 1970s realised the need to understand economics, the MPs of the 21st Century must understand how we think, and why.
James Elles: Oblivious to detail. Arrogant. Rash. Fearful of conflict. How Cameron wrecked Britain’s European dream.
I believe that there will be a growing clamour for any deal to be put by referendum to the British people before the final decision is taken.
Our commitment to overseas development is under constant political pressure, but it enhances British soft power around the world.
Simply banging on about the socialist 1970s will not cut it. We need our own vision. Focus on shared ownership as the model for new housing would be a good start.