The Chancellor praised senior Labour councillors on Monday. Conservative Warwickshire and Labour Coventry are also showing the benefits of working together.
The Blame Game…Islamist terrorism is back…Trust Maliki…Preserve Sykes-Picot…My enemy’s enemy is my friend…Thinking short-term…It’s all about us.
Can there be any other explanation for the Home Secretary’s sweeping advance than her recent speech to the Police Federation?
I would rather Boris was in Westminster North, Ilford North and, yes, Enfield North than Newark: we need him.
Gove down, Davis up – and everything else steady.
Plus: Lay off Farage. How the Lobby messed up over Newark. Paxman: my sorrow. And: runners and riders for Newsnight.
Is Boris poised to take ConservativeHome’s advice about a Parliamentary return?
Only 13 per cent don’t want him back in Westminster at all.
This part of our monthly survey confirms the Chancellor’s soaring popularity among Party members.
“I want to get him back in Parliament, I think he is a great…if you have got a great striker you want him on the pitch,” he tells James Corden.
Gyles Brandreth, the compere for the event, got it spot on when he said that the evening was all about “championing books”.
Tieless, irreverent and scruffy, the Mayor does just fine where he is. Now can we stop talking about him – and get on with winning the next election.
Much of current controversy about the Education Secretary has its roots in his belief that he must push for change while he still can.
The activities and enthusiasm of some of their supporters are in danger of boosting the chances of a Miliband premiership.
And almost three-quarters of activists now want the Prime Minister to lead the Conservatives into the next election.