There’s no good reason to make rebels of MEPs who simply want to oppose the arch-federalist, as Cameron did mere months ago.
The Conservatives have started listening to, rather than just hectoring, UKIP voters
There is nothing uniquely evil about tobacco: the precedents set in the crusade against it will be used in time against all our vices.
The past week has been instructive: things have improved, but not by enough to effect proper change.
But the Government does look as if it is listening to backbench supporters of a strong Recall Bill.
The Prime Minister will have more influence in the appointment of senior officials. That should help Whitehall know who’s boss.
Like a latter-day Gladstone, the former Environment Secretary has come among us unmuzzled.
…So many of whom are in those Northern and Midlands marginals.
The Prime Minister treats UKIP’s policies with much greater respect than he treats the Leader of the Opposition.
Britain needs a constitutional convention – and a federal solution.
The TV election debates. Hi ho, hi ho, it’s off to work we go. Bring on Cameron and the seven dwarves.
P.S: Actually, it’s now unlikely that these will happen at all.
The story of the fight over Andrew Lansley’s measure – in which this site had a hand.
British MPs voting for the recognition of Palestine would not transform ISIS into liberal consumers of Love your Garden or Strictly Come Dancing.
The Chief Whip understands that it’s not just the mood of Conservative MPs that is fragile – it’s our entire Parliamentary system.
The post-war duopoly of highly centralised parties was an historical aberration. Parties should draw lessons from a longer view of British political history.