Bonar Law’s words in 1922 apply to the present leader: “The party elects a leader, and that leader chooses the policy, and if the party does not like it, they have to get another leader.”
Posts Tagged: Bonar Law
It was not entirely clear at the time that it had created a new political structure that would last for generations – with the Conservatives as the leading party of the state.
Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: Cameron devotes a lot of care to living down to his reputation as Flashman
But he is actually a traditional Tory leader who wants to show he will not give in to foreigners, even if they are children.
Andrew Lilico: Unless Remain wins big, the future of its Conservative supporters in government looks doomed
David Cameron’s successor will be pro-Leave – which will have profound implications for the future of the Party
Elevating FPTP to the status of a Tory principle would be a historical, and perhaps also a historic, mistake.