Or so it really seems – which is a personal coup for Johnson. Churchill walked with destiny. Today, the Prime Minister, in his serio-comic way, is winking at it.
Posts Tagged: Vote Leave
Dean Godson: It’s easier for the right to move left on economics than for the left to move right on culture. That’s a plus for Johnson.
The sixth piece in a ConHome series this week on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
Profile: Carrie Symonds, experienced Tory adviser turned Prime Ministerial consort – loyal to her friends, detested by her enemies
She may appear to present a softer target than he does, but she has never been afraid of fighting her corner.
We fear the worst after Cummings’ departure, but Johnson must now make the best of it. That means a Cabinet shuffle.
We would like to hear from people under the age of 35 with an exciting idea or contribution to policy debate.
Daniel Moylan: The decision to spurn York is a rebuff to Leave supporters and to the voters’ verdict – especially outside London
For too many legislators, biffing the Prime Minister for a short-term thrill is the acme of political maturity.
Hear from the former chief executive of Vote Leave and co-founder of the TaxPayers’ Alliance about Brexit, the fiscal crisis and forthcoming political battles.
Eric Kaufmann: A chilling effect is taking place at British universities. An Academic Freedom Bill can change that.
There is a mistaken view that threats to freedom stem from the state, but peer pressure can equally result in “despotism of custom”.
A year of Johnson as Prime Minister. As with Thatcher and Blair, his enemies can’t get the measure of him.
We’ve learned nothing at all about his outlook but quite a lot about his capacities during the last tumultuous twelve months.
“An experiment that has failed”. Jon Moynihan of Vote Leave’s full submission about the Electoral Commission.
The Public Administration Committee would take a 3000-word document only. Here is Moynihan’s complete take.
In many cases, they are ridiculed, stereotyped and portrayed as somewhere between bigoted and racist.
One of the biggest lessons of the referendum was that newspapers and other outlets had failed to spot widespread sentiment.
Julian Brazier: Without preparing the UK’s territorial waters for No Deal, the EU will think we are blustering
From fishing to illegal immigration, Britain must make preparations to give its claim of “walking away” some weight.
A Government that shows humility and honesty will retain the benefit of the doubt, but that runs counter to a ‘never apologise, never explain’ ethos.
Why the Cabinet Office will be in the dock for Covid failures when the inquiry comes. As will Sedwill.
The Treasury has been welded at the top to Number Ten. Now there’s a push to do more of the same to the Office.