His attack on the Brexiteers as Romantics runs the risk of dismissing the EU referendum as a fraud.
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This is not all about him. It is about the kind of country which the UK is going to become.
Corbyn meanwhile opted out of Brexit, in the hope that the Government is making a mistake.
The Morley and Outwood MP says that her constituents want the Brexit they voted for – and asks why Downing Street accuses Leavers but not Remainers of “bullying”.
For relief and refreshment from the hucksters of the present day, turn to Jesse Norman’s account of the great philosopher from Kirkcaldy.
His understated, unpretentious, unexciting style of politics works well in the context of local government. Could it be transposed to Westminster?
“As frictionless trade as possible” is not a good enough rallying cry to restore the Prime Minister’s authority.
Grieve behaved with the prudence of the Grand Old Duke of York, but suggested everyone has gone mad.
Damaged by last year’s election. Playing for time. Grappling with revolts – and resignation threats. We refer, of course, to Merkel.
The German Chancellor faces a rebellion from her Bavarian allies on the question of immigration – and is pleading for more time before the EU summit.
In his new book, Ferdinand Mount looks at twelve great political thinkers and says what’s wrong with each of them.
A new play explores life after Brexit, when the old parties are swept aside and an irresistible popular movement is born
Michael McManus uses the theatre to explore the potential for an anti-immigrant party to break away not from the Tories, but from Labour.
Last-minute concessions appear to have saved the Government from defeat on the EU Withdrawal Bill
The Prime Minister’s followers today decided to stop concealing their misgivings.
Tatchell defends anti-abortion protests – and tells how he got Cameron and Johnson to support same-sex marriage
The veteran LGBT campaigner says the former Prime Minister’s aides “were terrified I might try and kiss him, or superglue myself to the Cabinet table”.
The comedy and horror of Thorpe’s trial, and of the 1970s, are caught in this book and television series.