By sticking to our guns we have now the fastest growing economy in the G7 under this Conservative-led Government.
Plus: Anti-smoking nannies. A part in Salmond’s downfall. Labour’s anti-UKIP plan (lack of). Thatcher tribute. And: Shapps doesn’t chose chaps.
What can be more political than the collision of fact and fiction?
Stoking nationalist sentiment for partisan gain has only fuelled the fires of separatism – the party needs a more credible and principled unionism.
From Reggie to Dessie: Do we MPs eat and drink too much, fail to get enough exercise and fantasise about sex?
You, Dessie, are fighting fit with all that swimming in the Serpentine, bike riding and tennis. Soames and I admire you from the lounge bar.
Just because we seek the votes of its supporters shouldn’t stop us pressing the party on its more unpalatable views.
British navel-gazing over the 2003 war costs Kurdish lives today.
Politics is bad at dealing with such intangible things as people’s psychology; bad at encompassing and promoting real belief systems; bad at emotional intelligence.
Plus: The whitest party conference I’ve ever been to; Where will Carswell sit? Bombing ISIS in Syria; and publishing a book without having read a page of it.
Events then hold some uncomfortable echoes of today’s politics. What, if anything, can we learn?
Which party has learned from its mistakes? And which seems to repeat them endlessly?
Cameron and Jones face off over tax powers; Lib Dems try to write PR into English votes; and might we need Ulster Votes for Ulster Laws?
From grim determination to quiet leadership campaigns, here is the low down on what’s happening in Glasgow.
There’s a straight choice between the Prime Minister who’s delivered the fastest growth of any major advanced economy and the guy who forgot to mention the deficit.
The FCA has insulated its future size by creating 16 handbooks of “Conduct” which stretch to over four million words.