The former minister upholds tuition fees, points out that these are good for the poor, and attacks academic resistance to competition.
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Can it be that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have spread their beneficent influence even into the Commons chamber?
The DUP leader has not yet shown she knows how to make the strange machinery set up in Stormont work.
The Chancellor pretended to be bold when he was actually being cautious.
The German consensus which placed no significant party to the right of the CDU, thus bolstering it as a governing force, is breaking down.
He never resolved his conflict between being brought up to repress his emotions and as a politician having to express them.
May sounded perkier than she has for months.
Reshuffles, reorganisations, investigations – the Director General of the Propriety and Ethics Team in the Cabinet Office is always in on the action.
We republish Andrew Gimson’s profile of the new International Development Secretary, who backs Brexit “and knows how to make a splash”.
Interview with Rosa Monckton. How the minimum wage helps keep 93 per cent of people with learning difficulties unemployed
The businesswoman, whose daughter Domenica has Down’s Syndrome, says that the disabled should be welcomed into the world of work.
But Major’s Back to Basics disaster shows how badly wrong the attempt to provide moral leadership can go.
A new book laments how the Right allowed this bully, fabulist and serial abuser of women to get to the White House.
Now that he has made the leap from Chief Whip to Defence Secretary, we republish our Profile from shortly after he transitioned from Team Cameron to Team May.
Such frivolous considerations as entertaining the spectators play no part in the Prime Minister’s defensive technique.
Berlin has a quite different, and far more leisurely, sense of time to London.