The man in charge of home affairs policy for the ’22 says that Macmillan and Macleod are his inspiration.
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Merkel would be annoyed, but Germany’s new Euro-sceptic party is painfully respectable and would make a suitable partner for the Tories.
Andrew Gimson tests the temperature in the Central Bar in Leith
One of the cruellest illusions of collectivism, T.E.Utley once pointed out, is that compassion can be delegated to the state.
This session will have gratified those who look for a more sombre tone from our legislators.
A measure that until recently seemed intolerable now looks likely to be adopted within a few years.
The MP for the flooded Somerset Levels is in a canoe…but with a paddle.
Downing Street announces the ministerial changes resulting from Mark Harper’s resignation
In his resignation letter he speaks of holding himself “to a higher standard”
The Union was born in 1707 in mutual antagonism: personal dislike is no reason to destroy it.
The MP for Cannock brought about his own downfall.
The Labour leader prefers to chuck cheap abuse at David Cameron.
Andrew Gimson interviews Steve Baker MP: “Number one the welfare state isn’t good enough and number two we can’t afford it.”
The Chairman of the ’22’s public services committee warns that the Treasury is re-starting “the doomsday machine that got us into this mess”.
But there is now clear pink water between the two parties on tax.
Voters detect, in expressions like “hard-working families”, an intolerable bogusness.