To mark Key’s resignation, we republish our founder’s insights into the basis of his success.
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Zac was crushed and lost his authenticity. Because he followed the Crosby playbook – which failed him, the Conservatives and London
This negative Toryism can eke out victories against average opponents, but it is no guide to winning well – or at all at a time when capitalism is being questioned.
Here’s to decade two!
A combination of sudden measures to fix the economy, bad party management, poor timing, Senate opposition and the spill system have put Tony Abbott in danger.
He’s increased his vote share at each election. How does he do it?
After all, they deserve a vote – and they can be trusted with one too.
What greeted me when I accessed his Channel 4 documentary on How the Rich get Richer.
In his second big speech since leaving the Cabinet, he urges Cameron to trigger the process for Britain leaving the EU.
But the Conservatives need fundamental change.
Few have explained why better than Lord Hailsham when he addressed the Conservative Christian Fellowship nearly 25 years ago.
The text of my speech from yesterday evening’s debate on the future of the centre-right with Matthew Parris.
How do we answer charges that if Miliband announced a policy like this he would be accused of gross irresponsibility?
Outers need to do much more to convince people that Britain can flourish as a more independent state.
If we go into the next election with too much tax cut talk it will risk our reputation for fiscal responsibility.
Paterson’s sacking is a mistake. But he is now free to push climate scepticism and Brexit from the backbenches
I cannot think his replacement will be so determined to reduce environmental red tape and Europe’s influence on countryside matters.