Johnson will be able to call on the advice and views of the Party’s own Muslim MPs, who now include Saqib Bhatti and Imran Ahmad-Khan.
Posts Tagged: Andrew Gimson
Watson quits. Will Labour’s moderates follow his example – or endorse an extremist as Prime Minister?
Only yesterday, Andrew Gimson reported for this site that the party’s Deputy Leader was in deep trouble in his West Bromwich constituency.
How better to follow Jeremy Corbyn’s speech yesterday than by citing a signature Tory policy that shifted wealth to “working people and their families”?
Interview. McLoughlin – Hunt’s former campaign Chairman, lifelong One Nation Tory – backs Johnson’s suspensions
The former Party Chairman and Chief Whip says the only way to save moderate conservatism is to get Brexit through.
Johnson’s first biographer confesses to feelings of bemusement, even incredulity, at the recent turn of events.
Much of politics is teamwork. Can he now create a coalition among Tory MPs, not to mention Party members, that builds on his appeal to many voters?
Once May has been dragged out of Downing Street, perhaps it will be seen that she was pursuing a noble Anglican compromise
Condescending men have always underestimated the Prime Minister’s faith, tenacity and sense of duty.
We trail a mini-series on what might happen next amidst a sense of uncertainty about will follow the Gove reforms.
“We’ve instituted it within the NHS already and I would like to see the whole Government going to that position because it’s the responsible thing to do.”
Change, optimism and hope are a step up from paralysis, despair and pessimism. But successful politicians don’t necessarily radiate uplift.
What counts most is opposition to a Bill or to parts of it. And most Tory criticisms of the EU Withdrawal Bill aren’t coming from the Brexiteers.
Next Tory leader. A YouGov poll echoes ConHome’s survey result: Davis first, Johnson second, and none of the above beating both.
These are early days. But, on these findings, it isn’t worth commissioning expensive polls when one can simply read our survey each month for free.
Instead of trying to work out what the general election result will be, it might be useful to try to work out what the Conservatives think it will be.
Successful Singapore is simply copying what previous Conservative governments have done – namely, to deliver directly hundreds of thousands of new houses.
To date, May has been able to junk, water down or delay Cameron’s agenda with little blowback. The Budget NICs furore may change all that.