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Andrew Gimson is a contributing editor to ConservativeHome and the author of "Boris - the Rise of Boris Johnson". He was the Daily Telegraph's parliamentary sketchwriter, and before that the paper's Berlin correspondent.Follow @
Profile: Mark Spencer – the power behind the reshuffle and the man who disciplined the Brexit rebels
The Chief Whip is a farmer who recognises that “a lame ewe needs to be put down”.
Seldom have the politics of magnanimity been used so skilfully to baffle dissent.
The Prime Minister conducted himself like a benevolent monarch.
The Defence Secretary accused the Leader of the Opposition of spouting anti-American, “anti-imperialist guff”.
The Prime Minister has shown a moderation of which his critics did not believe him capable.
He is tipped by some as a future Prime Minister, but is more plausibly seen as a future Chancellor.
Johnson’s opponents must avoid the error of supposing it is enough to demonstrate, at least to their own satisfaction, that he is a bad person.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: Please, Prime Minister, stop talking about “the people’s priorities”
Meanwhile Corbyn behaved like a grumpy adolescent.
In vino veritas: talking to voters in pubs usually works. We saw how four of these five contests could be expected to play out.
Here is a Tory Democrat who with sublime impertinence has stolen the socialists’ clothes.
Its future is not yet in the bag, but it has made a remarkably assured start. Much now depends on the genius of its editors.
Vox pub: In Remain-leaning London, Johnson’s cause endures, and Umunna has found no passport to Pimlico
One drinker stood up for Labour and called the Prime Minister a liar. But during several hours of talk, nobody sprang to Corbyn’s defence.
Two elections after this site’s first meeting with Chris Green, the Tory candidate, the Labour vote is so soft that it could lose Bolton North East.
Seldon’s latest book, composed in only six months, will at best be a quarry on which future historians can draw.