He is one of the biggest conference draws, because he is one of the best and most ebullient advocates of Brexit.
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Ashcroft’s new book: at the general election May failed to stop the Tories being seen as the nasty party
The PM lost her majority by running a single issue campaign which left Corbyn the chance to pose as the champion of ordinary people.
Andrew Gimson’s conference sketch: the Moses of Finsbury Park is ready to lead his people into the promised land
Corbyn thinks he is about to carry all before him, and conveys a kind of hubris.
His reforms will cripple his MPs and are a posthumous triumph for Tony Benn’s belief in extra-Parliamentary action.
Interview: Dominic Grieve. Brexit is an “unBritish” revolution – and how he will work to improve the EU Withdrawal Bill
The former Attorney-General also touches on Johnson and the £350 million – “a subject best parked” – and a definitive treatise on nymphomania.
She can indicate that neither her party nor the public will be satisfied if she bows the knee to Brussels.
She makes this case in her first publication, but is far too anxious never to cause anyone in the educational establishment any offence.
Her Brexit majority leaves the Prime Minister free to bludgeon away to her heart’s content.
Although Brexit has not yet taken place, it has already had an admirably invigorating effect on Parliament.
With Rees-Mogg’s backing, how can he fail?
Yet the Prime Minister’s vulnerability could conceivably strengthen her, by forcing her to listen.
Profile: the European Court of Justice – about which much is often said, and of which little is usually known
Each side in the Brexit debate regards its position as the only one a sane person could take, while the other side’s arguments are madly exaggerated and provocative.
For Britain to prosper after Brexit, and Corbyn to be thwarted, the Northern Powerhouse is indispensable.
The American President got elected by infuriating the liberals, but is incapable of governing by the same means.
Churchill saw a century ago that the existing party machines will always prove the stronger, and UKIP and the SDP have confirmed this.