Only one in three Party members, according to our poll, are unambiguously lined up behind the idea.
Posts Tagged: Benjamin Disraeli
Alistair Lexden: The origins of One Nation – now in fashion once again within the Conservative Party
If Boris Johnson now gives real political substance to what has become an overused catch-phrase, he will recreate the Tories in the image of “ Honest Stan” Baldwin.
Johnson – at a stroke, a bigger player in foreign affairs, because of his larger majority. But what does he want to do?
The scale of his domestic ambitions and the legacy of the Iraq War suggest that his ambitions will be limited – for the moment at least.
In this new political battle, the greatest tension will not be left v right or even fiscal
doves v economic hawks. It will be a battle between creativity and convention.
Here is a Tory Democrat who with sublime impertinence has stolen the socialists’ clothes.
Its future is not yet in the bag, but it has made a remarkably assured start. Much now depends on the genius of its editors.
Character assassination displaces comprehension, and so damages those who engage in it.
The two parties have different Brexit policies, and it would therefore be impossible for them to project a united appeal.
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.