Rumours that CCHQ was saving cash to go big on digital advertising in the last week of the campaign appear to be true.
Roderick Crawford: Will you really trust Corbyn to control what you can see and do on your mobile and laptop?
Labour’s broadband policy is not about investment in infrastructure, but about a revolution in content to shape our collective political culture.
Under the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal, long-term decisions will have to be made to a tight timetable.
It contains 70 testimonies from current and former Labour staffers, and concludes that “the party is no longer a safe space for Jewish people”.
We placed our trust in Johnson. Whatever happens on Thursday, he has kept faith with us – and with Britain.
A Black, sorry, Red Swan may carry him off. But in less than six months he has rescued the Conservatives, and is on the brink of delivering the referendum mandate.
David Gauke: An election won. But a year on: “You promised us you’d get Brexit done, but all we hear about is Brexit”
Twelve months on from Thursday’s election, Johnson faces an unpalatable choice – and Cabinet resignations…
John O’Connell: The tax choice ahead. Johnson, and the highest burden since Attlee. Or Corbyn, and…the highest ever.
The tax burden isn’t a full measure of the size of the state. But it’s arguably the pre-eminent factor and certainly that which most concerns the TaxPayers’ Alliance.
Our last pre-election Cabinet League Table. It’s a near-tie at the top: Javid, Gove, Johnson, in that order.
Whilst individual ministers rise and fall, overall the Government goes to the polls with a lot of goodwill from grassroots Conservatives.
In 2017, 51 MPs were returned with majorities of less than a thousand. That’s 51 results potentially determined by an extra hour on the doorstep,
Our survey. A record nine in ten Party members expect Johnson to return to Downing Street as Prime Minister.
P.S: “For frantic boast and foolish word – / Thy mercy on Thy People, Lord!”
At any rate, Corbyn’s supporters will find it hard to argue convincingly that their man did better. And if the polls are right, Labour needed victory more.
Its future is not yet in the bag, but it has made a remarkably assured start. Much now depends on the genius of its editors.
The campaign, week five. Johnson holds his ground – and aims to end next week where he began. With getting Brexit done.
Our nagging worry is: what about voters who may not want to get Brexit done, but are nonetheless apprehensive about Corbyn and John McDonnell’s tax plans?
I’ve been nervous after last time – but here goes. Plus: Farage is having a dreadful campaign. And why election night TV will never be the same again.
In 2010, Eric Pickles gave my intake the benefit of his experience. Now, in turn, I offer a few lessons I’ve picked up.