Plus: I miss the Liberal Democrat conference. I miss the beards. I miss the sandals. I miss being asked for a discount on a 50p postcard…
It’s important that the Government does more to publicise the fact that people can apply for an advance on their benefits with a repayment period of six months.
The Government needs to see the private rented sector as part of the solution rather than the problem.
Those claiming to oppose “Hard Brexit” have now voted for the most severe separation possible from the EU.
What counts most is opposition to a Bill or to parts of it. And most Tory criticisms of the EU Withdrawal Bill aren’t coming from the Brexiteers.
Charismatic, Oxbridge-educated, hailed as the man of destiny – is it too late for Johnson to learn from Portillo’s failure?
The Electoral Reform Society calculates that a tiny change in votes would have given May a bare majority last spring. But how much difference would this have made?
He wouldn’t have let Cash and Fox, Johnson and Rees-Mogg seize the agenda. He would have fought Farage’s populism as he fought that of Powell.
The Somerset MP strongly supports Theresa May, denies anti-Etonian prejudice in public life, and says a Catholic could perfectly well be PM.
If we look into the abyss, we will find it looks back at us – clad in a cropped grey beard and a Lenin hat and dressed in Marxist ideology.
Those who are left of party centre are breaking cover to attack ‘Mayism’, whilst Brexiteers seem to be rallying around the Prime Minister.
May’s manifesto is real politics – that’s to say, a serious attempt to prepare Britain for the post-Brexit challenges of the future.
The Government is not only for the JAMs (Just About Managing), but now also apparently for the NAAMs (Not At All Managing).
The script for the new relationship with the EU must be written as much by those who valued it as by those who campaigned to leave it.
Nineteen Members of Parliament have so far declared publicly.