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Posts Tagged: Margaret Thatcher
We now have a tried and tested case study to prove that competition in rail delivers better services, better value and higher satisfaction.
His position as an adviser was more than decorative and he will be a loss. But as someone or other once put it, there is no alternative.
Interview: David Burrowes, occasional rebel, constant Christian – and a backbench force to be reckoned with
The MP for Enfield Southgate helped to sink tax credit and Sunday Trading changes – and now has eye on the Government’s housing benefit plans for young people.
Charged with managing Whitehall, trouble-shooting, clocking Sturgeon, and preparing government for Brexit, his workload would make lesser mortals crumble.
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.
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.
Let the leftover Blairites retro-absorb the LibDems: there’s your centre-Left. Most of the rest of usare quite happy to be governed by the centre-Right Super Party.
Her refusal to gossip with journalists makes her serious.
Macmillan’s efforts succeeded because Churchill backed him fully. The Communities Secretary is not in the same happy position with May.
It can be done, but it requires a great deal of political ambition.
“German intelligence has warned that the Kremlin seeks to influence this year’s elections.” Fallon’s speech on Russia: full text
“We hope that it abides by the Minsk agreements, curbs the reckless military activity, and ditches the misinformation.”
The Article 50 Bill starts its passage through the Commons today – uniting the Conservative Party and throwing Labour into disarray.
WATCH: “With President Putin, my advice is to ‘engage but beware’.” May’s speech to the Republicans.
“We should not jeopardise the freedoms…brought to Eastern Europe by accepting his claim that it is now in his sphere of influence.”