Trips abroad are notoriously dangerous for Prime Ministers. As discipline wobbles while May visits China, we look at who might be interested in rocking the boat.
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The lights really are going out all over what’s left of the ‘People’s Army’ – the departure of their communications director leaves them without a single national press officer.
A new “use it or lose it” planning rule might help – but could bring unintended consequences.
Voters know that Project Fear-style predictions can’t be trusted – it’s remarkable that pro-EU campaigners still haven’t realised the tactic has been rumbled.
Labour council leaders warn their Party’s Corbynite NEC is a “dangerous and alarming” threat to local democracy
Scores of senior councillors argue that the central party’s attempts to dictate council policies are “an affront to the basic principles of democracy”.
Plus: Should May resign, and if so, when? Who should be the next Party Leader?
Hammond’s indiscipline shows why May should have moved him – and why she must stop dithering over Brexit
If making a final decision seemed too risky for the Prime Minister, her deliberate indecision has now proved even more dangerous.
Labour’s internal battle over trans women and All-Women Shortlists suggests its strategy of identity politics is backfiring
There are electoral opportunities in binding whole groups to a party based on collective identity – but what happens when those groups come into conflict?
To be a tall poppy in UKIP was for many years a dangerous thing – unless your name was Nigel. He left them without a developing new generation.
Exclusive: The Conservative Party Board is set to fire the starting gun for candidate selections in target seats
After months without any news, and mounting frustration among many activists, the first tranche of seats is being presented to the Board today for their approval.
Lansman and co hope to gain even more power, members and clout – if they can keep a grip on their own operation.
Carillion’s collapse would be tough for any government – but for the Party of business it is twice as dangerous
The price of being thought business-minded is that it reflects particularly badly on Tory ministers when the private sector gets it wrong.
The new Corbynite council tax plan is an attempt to overcome the fundamental unpopularity of higher taxes
Even the hard Left now admit that the claim that people are happy to pay more is hollow. Their answer? Harness the politics of envy and division.
The man who rose to prominence through a ruthless pursuit of what worked has now descended into just saying whatever makes him feel important.
Brokenshire’s exchange of letters with May, informing her that he must stand down to undergo and recover from surgery
“I very much look forward to working alongside you again when you are back to full health,” she replies.