He never resolved his conflict between being brought up to repress his emotions and as a politician having to express them.
Posts Tagged: Tony Blair
But Major’s Back to Basics disaster shows how badly wrong the attempt to provide moral leadership can go.
All credit to her. She’s the first prime minister since Tony Blair to do one phone-in outside an election period. They always carry a slight risk for a politician.
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.
I can say, with hand on humble heart, that I have never seen, or even heard of, a document so unconstructively negative as the Guidelines.
His reforms will cripple his MPs and are a posthumous triumph for Tony Benn’s belief in extra-Parliamentary action.
It was the former Prime Minister himself who presided over the drawing up of the Article 50 process from which there is no known means of resiling.
The former Prime Minister tells Andrew Marr that politicians should address the underlying concerns which drove the vote.
The American President got elected by infuriating the liberals, but is incapable of governing by the same means.
“I got us into this mess, and I’m going to get her out”, she told MPs earlier this summer. She should say so directly to Party members this autumn.
As possibly the only Brexiteer in the Parliamentary Party’s One Nation group, I am also only too aware that this message must be accompanied by a successful EU negotiation.
And those that never were, such as 1978, 1991 and 2007. Prime Ministers tend to make the opposite error to that of their predecessors.
We have allowed our enemies to infiltrate almost every power centre that matters and delegitimise our very existence.
Westminster and Whitehall should spend less time talking about Brexit and more time preparing for it
To the claim that one can’t get ready for the unknown comes the answer that government must prepare for all eventualities.
Julian Knight: We can help make the case for capitalism by empowering consumers and customers. Here’s how.
We must show people how markets can make life better for ordinary families by broadening choice, spurring innovation, and driving down prices.