Her Easter message: “We must stand up for the right of everyone, no matter what their religion, to practice their faith in peace.”
“But the pains which he endured, Alleluia! Our salvation have procured; Alleluia!” A very Happy Easter to all our readers.
This finding is extraordinary, but there are at least four reasons why it could be on the money – and is a reliable guide to the trend.
These opportunities and options should start far earlier in children’s lives, enabling a twin-track of skills training.
“Our Shepherd is departed, the fount of living water,/At whose passing the sun was darkened…Today the gates of death and their bars as well our Saviour has destroyed.”
Over seven in ten of our Party member respondents are opposed to the initiative for the second month running.
A Guardian author suggesting otherwise is wrong. The picture we get is of mostly stable land ownership.
Our survey. A record total of nearly eight out of ten Party members say that May should announce now that she will resign.
The voluntary Party has lost confidence in the Prime Minister. Is anyone listening around the Cabinet table?
ConservativeHome reveals the full slate of 71 candidates, standing in every region and nation of the UK.
Christ’s resurrection certainly doesn’t help us out on Brexit – unless it be to remind us of the Christian virtues of temperance and respect.
For a really serious British foreign policy failure, look at Chamberlain’s attempt to appease Hitler
Tim Bouverie has written a fascinating account of the slide towards the Second World War.
“There was darkness over the earth…and about the ninth hour Jesus cried aloud: ‘My God why hast thou forsaken me?’ ”
Barry Lewis: We Derbyshire Conservatives will take no part in European elections that should not be taking place
Local Conservative candidates bear the brunt of the Prime Minister’s failure to fulfil her Brexit pledge. Her decision to work with Corbyn was the last straw.
Chris Skidmore: Military personnel, veterans and their families deserve better access to Higher Education
We are providing funding to help service leavers to go to university, and scholarships for the children of those killed on duty.
Candidates that you disagree with on Brexit – and who are forced on you. Another disincentive to vote Tory in Euro-elections.
Are you pro-Brexit? Anti? In either case, you may have a Conservative candidate foisted on you with whose views you disagree – without your consent.
Aitken on the meaning of Easter: “We can all have second chances, little resurrections in our lives.”
The former Cabinet minister, who went to prison for perjury, explains why, as a prison chaplain, he is happier than he has ever been.
Plus: Farage and my evenings. Edinburgh and my show. Notre Dame, fire, Macron – and recovery? And: Javid’s emotional intelligence.
I instinctively agreed with the Conservatives and their emphasis on hard work, enterprise, their belief in the One Nation, and their willingness to promote aspiration.
A devolved government, shut for over two years now, is a damning indictment on all the five main parties here.
“Where charity and love are, there God is. Love of Christ has gathered us into one. Let us rejoice in Him and be glad.”
It’s the classic small party dilemma – do you accept recruits and defectors, even when they come with baggage?
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown and Sheela Mackintosh-Stewart: How Conservative Friends of the Chinese are winning support
Our pro-active outreach efforts have built up a substantial contact book, put activists on the ground, and delivered a Tory poll lead amongst these voters.
Pincer movement on May as the Commons prepares to return. This week, the ’22 Executive will mull changing the no confidence rules. 65 constituency chairmen to demand that she goes. Seventy per cent of MPs “want her to resign”.
“Theresa May will be told this week that she must step down as prime minister by the end of June or her MPs will change the Tory party leadership rules to force her out. Sir Graham Brady, chairman of the back-bench 1922 committee, is set to visit May to tell her that 70% of her MPs now want her to resign for botching Brexit and presiding over a collapse in Tory support. MPs on the executive of the committee will meet on Tuesday to decide whether to tear up the rules to allow a new vote of no confidence in May before December. Insiders say “swing voters” are leaning towards changing the rules unless she agrees to go by June 30.” – Sunday Times
- Juncker claims turmoil after Brexit will be the UK’s fault – Sunday Telegraph
- Fox: the UK will return 50 angry and disruptive MEPS if we have euro-elections – Sunday Telegraph
- Rudd and One Nation Group urge business leaders to join the Conservatives – Sunday Times
- Ebac founder calls for Redwood to take over – Sunday Express
- Anti-HS2 polling suggests that leadership candidates should scrap the scheme – Sunday Telegraph
- Pro-HS2 campaign says that leadership contenders should keep the scheme – Observer
- The winner will junk it – Liam Halligan, Sunday Telegraph
- Ingham v Clarke on Thatcher and Europe – Mail on Sunday
- ToryDiary – Our survey. A record total of nearly eight out of ten Party members say that May should announce now that she will resign.
- MPsETC – Exclusive. The full list of Conservative MEP candidates.
Poll: two in five Conservative councillors will vote for the Brexit Party
“The exclusive Mail on Sunday survey shows that an astonishing 40 per cent of Conservative councillors are planning to vote for Nigel Farage’s new Brexit Party in May’s European elections, in protest at the Prime Minister’s failure to conclude the UK’s exit from the EU. Three-quarters of her own councillors want Mrs May to resign – and an overwhelming 96 per cent believe that the Tory Party has been damaged by the impasse. Conservative MPs preparing to return to the Commons after the Easter break have been shaken by the strength of feeling in their local associations over Mrs May’s leadership, after she agreed to delay Brexit until the end of October if she cannot strike a deal.” – Mail on Sunday
- Quotes from councillors: “The Conservative Party has become a joke on the doorstep” – Mail on Sunday
Farage: first, I’ll squeeze Labour. Next, devour the Conservatives.
“His main focus in these elections, he says, will be a “northern attack” on Labour’s leave-voting heartlands. “My view, which I came to today, having been out for lunch for the first time this week, is that Conservative voters that are going to switch to the Brexit Party will effectively make up their own minds on this. “My real challenge here is not the Conservatives. It’s that there are about 5m people who voted [Jeremy] Corbyn in 2017 and voted Brexit the year before, and I think that’s where I need to be.” – Sunday Times
- Brexit Party gains £1.5 million in five days from 60,00 new supporters – Sun on Sunday
- Farage Nottingham rally – Sunday Express
- Annunziata Rees Mogg as Cersei Lannister – Observer
- Tice, Longworth and others “standing for the Brexit Party” – Mail on Sunday
John Gray: The Conservatives risk the decimation of the voluntary party
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