In his new book he sets out to rescue those virtues from the mockery inflicted on them in the 20th century.
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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 @
Once May has been dragged out of Downing Street, perhaps it will be seen that she was pursuing a noble Anglican compromise
Condescending men have always underestimated the Prime Minister’s faith, tenacity and sense of duty.
The House was becalmed.
The mendacious simplifications of the last referendum campaign showed this is no way to conduct the Brexit argument.
His critics claim his appointment as International Development Secretary “could lead to the death of thousands of the world’s poorest people”.
The Labour leader left it to a Tory backbencher to try to defenestrate her.
A new biography of the ruthless, devious, vulgar, brilliant newspaperman who in 1940 became Minister of Aircraft Production.
Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: The unbearable spectacle of a tormented Prime Minister pretending things are fine
May’s bogus jollity has become intolerable.
Labour is nowhere much to be seen – but the national picture makes the task of winning this council back from it far harder.
Profile. Nigel Farage – the career politician who denounces career politicians. With abundant energy and brilliant timing.
One wonders whether he feels a kind of disappointed love for the Tories – or for them as he thinks they ought to be.
Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: Lidington gives the impression that on Brexit the Government is becalmed
The Prime Minister’s deputy baffled inquiry with consummate professionalism.
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.
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.
Profile: Amber Rudd – moderation-preaching, whip-defying, No Deal-opposing. And sought by leadership contenders for support.
She is one of the few Cabinet members who does not give the impression of having had her personality flattened by the sacrifices demanded by a ministerial career.
There is more sympathy across the House for the Prime Minister than one would guess from the headlines.