As a matter of priority, extensions to the transitional controls on Romanian and Bulgarian need to be investigated. In ten weeks time, these will expire.
An estimated 71,000 of the 660,000 affected nationally by the spare room subsidy cut have already come off benefits altogether and found work
The thinking aloud of the Policy Board members about tax thresholds highlights a choice that the Party may have to make before 2015.
The Commission’s claims are misleading because in many cases claims made by foreign migrants are impossible to audit.
How a peer reached 10 Downing Street for the last time, after the drama of the 1963 Conservative Party Conference
With a mass petition calling for tax cuts to control the cost of living, how long will the Government delay?
Thomas Tugendhat: Our troops should be able to focus on the enemy, not worry about human rights laws back home
Commanders, not judges, should be in control on the battlefield.
Were the next election to produce a hung Parliament, Browne would surely urge the formation of a second blue-yellow coalition.
Also: Meeting Princess Michael. My old friend Simon Burns. Alastair Campbell, my stand-in. And: off to Dubrovnik and “the odd Ann Widdecombe pussy joke”.
A constituent claimed that ‘unkempt’ was a racist expression. And so the East Worthing and Shoreham MP was questioned under caution.
The Right are great at intellectualising ideas, whereas the Left are better at campaigning. We need to turn our work into campaigns.
If some of the growing pains can be tranquilised, the Government’s digital agenda could become one of its most significant legacies.
There are some lessons in this for the modern day. Macmillan showed that the ruthless application of political will could achieve a surprising amount.
On the one hand, you have an incredible platform. On the other, the fear that you are helping perpetuate a group of old, close-minded record labels.
We might levy taxes on non-resident, non-British owners of property. But a crude mansion tax is not the solution to the South-Eastern property market problem.