This symbol to some of a self-righteous metropolitan elite is, in her way, a populist, who knows that her strength lies in reaching out to the people.
The former Chief Rabbi felt he had to speak up against the Labour leader for “legitimising the public expression of hate”.
His understated, unpretentious, unexciting style of politics works well in the context of local government. Could it be transposed to Westminster?
It is an extremely tough task to prepare to be a constitutional monarch, or indeed to take on the actual role.
This ambitious 39-year-old is grappling valiantly with the Leveson problem, and no one does a better digital transformation.
He made grotesque errors of taste and judgement – see “Rivers of Blood”. But even his critics admit that he was one of the great parliamentarians of the 20th century.
By inflicting such pain, Corbyn has compelled a discussion. But the Jewish contribution to Britain should not be reduced to mere political calculation.
The author of the newly-published Gimson’s Prime Ministers: Brief Lives from Walpole to May reflects on what holders of the office have in common – and don’t.
The Work and Pensions Secretary has a genuine belief in social mobility and is magnificently unabashed under fire.
He could have a future as a political commentator of unusual perceptiveness, who understands that everything is in flux.
The EU bureaucracy, with its supranational claims, is a godsend to him. But he is more pragmatic than he looks. He does not want a Hungary without allies.
it is quite conceivable that the Left of the party, casting around for a leadership contest standard bearer, will decide that he fits the bill.
Yet the role of the Tories, under Churchill’s leadership, in the development of the NHS is today entirely forgotten, and so is his Health Minister’s contribution.
The DUP leader has not yet shown she knows how to make the strange machinery set up in Stormont work.
Reshuffles, reorganisations, investigations – the Director General of the Propriety and Ethics Team in the Cabinet Office is always in on the action.