They fought with us. They stood by us and believed our promises about a better future and a better way of life. It’s time for us to stand by them.
Posts by Alex Deane
Alex Deane is a former aide to David Cameron, Managing Director and Head of Public Affairs at FTI Consulting and a Square Mile Common Councilman.Follow @
Alex Deane: European countries don’t spend enough on defence. Trump told them so – and so should Biden.
The new administration will want to look and feel different but, on this issue, it should resist being lured into “compromise”.
Let’s send a time-limited cadre of shock troops in ermine to ride to Martin Callanan’s rescue in the Upper House – and crush the Remainers.
Alex Deane: Respected, principled and knowledgeable – David Davis should lead the Brexit negotiations
He should not end his political career without undertaking one more big job for his party and his country.
These taxpayer-funded busybodies have made hectoring others their full-time lifestyle choice. And they will not stop.
The Treasury’s record of financial forecasting is dire, even on issues where it hasn’t been politically committed to one side of the debate.
May’s flirtation with populist demands to ban the Republican frontrunner is out of kilter with her record of considered decision-making.
Otto’s is a restaurant, whose customers and staff are abused simply because it serves foie gras.
As speculation about his successors rises, the Prime Minister’s authority will diminish. MPs will seek to impress their future boss, not their current one.
Forced out of his role as a Conservative aide in Britain, now a legislator in Australia, McGrath has delivered a maiden speech to remember.
Alex Deane: The soldiers who posed with that dead Taliban fighter deserve our thanks – and instinctive support
They were acting on our instructions, at risk to more than their standing. So as I say, they deserve our understanding of the circumstances in which they acted.
When I appeared alongside Tony Benn on television in 2008, he came laden with enjoyable anecdotes. Here are some of them.
Runners and riders include: Peter Lilley, Francis Maude, Sayeeda Warsi…and a former Prime Minister.
I have nothing in common with the militant unionists and left-wing MPs involved in the campaign on this matter. But on the wider principles concerned, I’m wholly in agreement with them.
Conservatives should oppose the destruction of it – whatever government proposes it.