The two parties have different Brexit policies, and it would therefore be impossible for them to project a united appeal.
Posts Tagged: Benjamin Disraeli
Skelton on One Nation, and how Tories must take the lead in reviving towns which have been left to rot
The patriotic, Brexit-voting working class, neglected for decades by Labour, must now be championed by the Conservatives.
Andrew Gimson’s Conference sketch: The Prime Minister steps forth as heir to Disraeli and champion of Tory Democracy
The Prime Minister demonstrated his abounding vitality, and his love of teasing the prigs who oppose him.
Raab trod gingerly in Heseltine’s footsteps, while the Leader of the House presented the Shakespearean drama of politics.
When he declared that “the first consideration of a minister should be the health of the people”, he was beginning to map out an election-winning mass appeal.
Even Corbyn’s Labour is wary of assaulting his free school and academy legacy directly.
We regularly describe ourselves as a broad church – and correctly so. Any alignment with the Brexit Party would see that width of appeal narrowed.
But there is method in his madness.
Walking away will neither avoid a Jeremy Corbyn government or make Boris Johnson govern as a liberal Tory.
Stewart versus Johnson is, like Gladstone versus Disraeli, a clash of opposites, and a wonderful sight for racegoers.
Stewart talks to voters in Poplar: “There is a potential for unlocking a Disraeli Young England conservatism”
The candidate demonstrates his strong appeal to floating voters, sees some disgracefully filthy toilets, and witnesses the aftermath of a murder.
ConservativeHome’s leadership election panel. “The next Tory leader’s task is to fashion a home for “decent populists”
Each week, our panel of John O’Sullivan, Rachel Wolf, Trevor Phillips, Tim Montgomerie and Marcus Roberts will analyse and assess what’s happening.
We need to give innovators space to succeed (and fail), citizens more power online and off, and keep our country competitive.
Jesse Norman: Conservatism, the party leadership, and the future of our country. Why I am considering standing.
If you believe in this idea of conservatism; if you want new faces at the table; if you share these ambitions, then please say so.
The Prime Minister looked as if she was merely going through the motions.