Her future is 1) Toil away on Labour’s front bench, or 2) Develop a manifesto from the backbenches. Or 3)…
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This intake represents over a quarter of all Conservative MPs. It will have a huge impact on the outlook and culture of Parliament as a whole.
Conservative backbenchers must choose today between two candidates who at first glance at least have much in common.
We wrote last week that “one cannot fudge membership of the working Royal Family”, and Buckingham Palace clearly thinks so too.
We suggest that the state coach wends its way from Buckingham Palace to York along the slow lane of the A1 – via Finchley Road, Brent Cross and the Doncaster by-pass.
A vote by MPs is the only sensible way to resolve the matter one way or the other – assuming that the £500,000 target is reached.
Exclusive. No 10 says CCHQ will move out of Matthew Parker Street – and into the Midlands or North. It wants your ideas about a venue.
It adds that “there will be a small office in London but maybe up by King’s Cross.”
The principle behind any settlement for the Sussexes should be simple: one can’t be half in and half out.
Why is the Party so mistrustful of Tory intellectuals? We mourn the passing of our former contributor.
The Whips and CCHQ should utilise the experience of Bretherton, Bradley, Clarke, Hughes and Rowley – all of whom won Labour seats in 2017.
The sustained Ministerial boycott of the programme is evidence of the waning power of traditional media.
If taxes are not to rise, let alone be cut, the Government will need to establish a spending discipline for which it is presently poorly prepared.
We need strategic clarity. What poses the greater danger to Britain – Iranian aggression abroad or Sunni extremism here?
Johnson, Macron and Merkel don’t agree on everything, but they share a common concern about ISIS now being allowed the space to revive.
It isn’t obvious that his foreign policy has been less effective than George W.Bush’s activism or Obama’s passivity. But what’s his aim here?
This new government seems to want to concentrate its energies on giving Britain a cutting edge. Will it succeed where others have failed?