He discusses his new book, Hearts and Minds, in which he traces the change in Conservative ideas from Thatcher to Cameron and beyond.
Posts Tagged: Oliver Letwin MP
To salvage her Brexit policy, May must now ensure that her government is ready for No Deal. Or it won’t last.
There is time to correct the lack of preparedness of our customs and computers for 2019. But it is running out.
Although Brexit has not yet taken place, it has already had an admirably invigorating effect on Parliament.
“Most of what’s been built in my lifetime could be demolished without aesthetic cost”. Hayes’s speech on beauty: full text
It is not for nothing that the ‘hero’ of Ayn Rand’s despicable book ‘The Fountainhead’ is an architect.
She cannot be a stationary establishment figure when faced with the restless mood of the voting public. She must move forwards – or we risk a 1997-style wipeout.
That’s the head of the Downing Street Policy Unit, the Chair of May’s Policy Board, the most important Minister you’ve never heard of…and our former columnist.
Charged with managing Whitehall, trouble-shooting, clocking Sturgeon, and preparing government for Brexit, his workload would make lesser mortals crumble.
The civil service should advertise vacancies to all comers.
Read all about it.
They should be given some things that are genuinely awkward for us, and have their existential concerns addressed.
The Cabinet Office could provide the structure – while a new department would be a costly distraction.
Advice to the Government’s transitional team.
Howard Flight: The City can flourish after Brexit – and the EEA option is the safest means of ensuring this happens
Continental Europe needs the financial services of London just as much, if not more, than London needs its financial exports to Continental Europe.
How Cameron can bind up the Party’s wounds post-election.
From Reggie to Dessie: In which glamorous young ladies of Eastern European extraction close in on Conservative MPs
Plus: The Parliamentary Awayday. Matt Hancock is bitten by a police alsatian – but as Fabricant observed, the dog should live!