It can be done, but it requires a great deal of political ambition.
Posts Tagged: Benjamin Disraeli
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.
In advancing controversial policies without an explanation other than economic return, the party has been left open to claims of acting from greed and elitism.
Orlando. A British-born preacher says “death is the sentence” for gay people. Only a few months later, scores are murdered.
The contention that foreign policy is the driver of Islamist terror has been comprehensively demolished.
Instead of trying to eradicate all traces of hauteur from his manner, let the Chancellor play up to these.
For the sake of the country, let us disagree politely and respect each others’ sincerity. We must avoid the mistakes of the past.
Our mission to achieve a property owning democracy continues.
Is he a Salisbury or a Baldwin, a Disraeli or a Thatcher?
Authors have less access to papers than their predecessors, and their subjects tend to be less interesting – and are often still alive.
What Osborne delivered was less an exercise in high-minded reform than an ingenious plan to ensure that others join the taxpayer in getting the deficit down.