“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.
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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.
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.