She makes this case in her first publication, but is far too anxious never to cause anyone in the educational establishment any offence.
Posts Tagged: Benjamin Disraeli
Lewis Baston: Disraeli’s “leap in the dark” towards modern democracy. 150 years on from the 1867 Reform Act.
Two cheers for a measure that, though mostly about managing, dividing and taming popular opinion, remains a reforming landmark.
Daniel Hannan: Farewell to Edward du Cann, the courtly Eurosceptic who helped propel Thatcher to power
Behind his languid exterior lay a man of unusual principle, to whom all Conservatives have cause to be grateful.
“I got us into this mess, and I’m going to get her out”, she told MPs earlier this summer. She should say so directly to Party members this autumn.
John Deben: Weak leadership, catastrophic decisions. The appeasement of reactionaries over Brexit has betrayed Heath’s legacy
He wouldn’t have let Cash and Fox, Johnson and Rees-Mogg seize the agenda. He would have fought Farage’s populism as he fought that of Powell.
An American scholar shows how British Conservatives welcomed universal suffrage, while German Conservatives were terrified of it.
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.
Often, the disagreements between the two old camps are less substantial than the disagreements erupting within each camp’s own tents.
It can be done, but it requires a great deal of political ambition.
He sees the referendum result as a “defining test” for Britain, and is charged with finding solutions to help meet the challenge.
As the Commons prepares to debates the effects of Brexit on these rights, here’s the story of how the Party has supplied them from Peel through to Cameron.
MPs will betray Britain’s future if they force May to show her negotiating hand. Now her supporters must fight back.
The key point at stake is not what Parliament has a right to do, but what it is wise to do – in the wake of the most emphatic popular vote in modern history.
The ideal is all the more necessary in a polity in which a plurality of just 30-something percent can win you virtually untrammelled power.
With almost 200 votes behind her, she is the only candidate with a chance of steering a coherent Leave plan through a pro-Remain Commons.
Guy Opperman and Stuart Andrew: We disagree on Europe. But next weekend, as Conservatives, we will unite to campaign.
It will then be time next weekend to dust ourselves down, and remember what truly unites us all.