Plus: Brexit Derangement Syndrome sufferers have gone fully tonto due to prorogation. And three cheers for Andrew Neil.
Posts Tagged: Andrew Neil
The veteran broadcaster put Johnson under severe pressure…but it’s very late in the day in the contest.
Both candidates were grilled for half an hour each by the This Week and Politics Live presenter.
The front-runner has so far played it safe when it comes to the media, but the BBC’s premier political interviewer could yet make mincemeat of him.
The Corporation’s proposals represent a surrender to the modern trend of fracturing of political debate into regional silos and online echo-chambers.
Plus: Local elections – Jacqui Smith and I step in where the BBC won’t go. And: my advice to Rudd? KBO – as Churchill used to put it.
Plus: For and against bombing Syria. For Andrew Neil. Against Andrew Adonis. And: not an erection in sight.
Plus: We’ll never know the truth about the rebels’ motives. If you have fewer MPs, you must also have fewer Ministers. And: doesn’t Steve Baker have a fine head of hair?
The Shadow Chancellor doesn’t know the current cost of debt interest.
Iain Dale: A Cabinet Minister asks “how long before we can topple her?” With May standing only three feet away.
And, separately, I interview a Prime Minister who doesn’t seem at all brow-beaten or lacking in authority, but instead appears to have recovered her MoJo.
To help win a new generation of young voters, the Conservatives need a new Swinton College – or a modern equivalent
It was the brainchild of Rab Butler, set up to educate Tory members. 54,000 Conservative activists, agents and other students took courses.
It shows the horror that many feel at the possibility of anti-semites, economic knuckledraggers and hatemongers trolling the whole country in government.
“Throughout the ’80s and the ’90s you spoke at scores of hardline Republican gatherings which backed the IRA and the armed struggle.”
Neil: “This must be the first time in modern history that a party has broken a manifesto pledge before the election.”
The social care farrago – painful for the Prime Minister, but the election’s fundamentals remain unchanged
She wouldn’t have chosen for it to be this way. But the biggest issues – Brexit and Corbyn – are still the same.