Theresa May “doesn’t have the strength or the authority to control her backbenchers, let alone her Cabinet.”
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While his colleagues have persuaded him the route to victory is through winning Remainers, it was retaining Leave voters that saved his election campaign.
Danny Stone: Conservatives are right to fight anti-semitism – but beware making it a political football
Condemnation of such bigotry in other political parties must not be reduced to partisan mudslinging.
At Prime Minister’s Questions, Philip Davies asked her about Corbyn’s policy of ruling out no-deal.
The youth vote is not one homogenous lump: more than half of school leavers won’t go to university, and won’t benefit from more generous student loan terms.
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 centenary of the Co-operative Party challenges us to re-assert the link between conservatism and the mutual economic model.
The future leaders of the Left either don’t know their history, or prefer a made-up version of it.
Provision for No Deal is in the Conservative manifesto. A vote against it would thus be one of confidence.
It follows that any Tory MP voting with Corbyn would thus be deprived of the whip, and ineligible to stand as a Party candidate in any election that followed.
The Shadow Chancellor believes that the House of Commons will force the Government to secure a deal.
“It’s a very simple thing: if economically it’s better to have to have an arrangement that works for our business and our economy then we’ll do it.”
We need to look at the write-off threshold more than the repayment threshold or bottom line fees to make a difference that young graduates can relate to.
It would achieve real competition, incentivise efficiency and bring prices down for the majority (companies would be forced to compete for new customers or wither fast).
He discusses his new book, Hearts and Minds, in which he traces the change in Conservative ideas from Thatcher to Cameron and beyond.