History shows that One Nation Conservatism, once espoused by Powell and Macleod, need not be wet.
Posts Tagged: Benjamin Disraeli
‘Liberal democracy’ is not an inevitable combination. Nor, it seems, is it necessarily a sustainable one.
Lord Owen said the country sees a London elite trying to stop Brexit.
The Prime Minister is also astute enough to get Gove to make the case for Meaningful Vote Three.
Bower writes him off as a loser, which is perhaps what he will end up being. But he did much better at the last general election than the commentariat expected.
Plus: We must be the Party for social housing as well as home ownership. And: why don’t we trumpet our history of social reform?
Never have the Prime Minister’s colleagues looked more despondent, but her backbenchers refrained from trying to defenestrate her.
The former Justice Minister writes an open letter to a young activist, urging her to reconsider her defection to the Liberal Democrats.
A list of new Tory Reform Group patron MPs suggests that it is stronger in the Commons than it may look.
This ambitious 39-year-old is grappling valiantly with the Leveson problem, and no one does a better digital transformation.
He made grotesque errors of taste and judgement – see “Rivers of Blood”. But even his critics admit that he was one of the great parliamentarians of the 20th century.
Dan Pitt: Green politics can be deeply Tory – in its sense of conservation, piety, and obligation to those living and dead
Part of settling down and marking time, as Roger Scruton would say, is protecting our environment. Doing so is an unchosen obligation upon us.
By inflicting such pain, Corbyn has compelled a discussion. But the Jewish contribution to Britain should not be reduced to mere political calculation.
Conservatives have a proud record of social reform. I want to break down the barriers to people escaping poverty.
Afua Hirsch recounts her inability, as a person of mixed race, to feel she truly belongs in either Britain or Ghana.