She can indicate that neither her party nor the public will be satisfied if she bows the knee to Brussels.
Posts Tagged: Bruce Anderson
Profile: George Osborne, who could have stayed in Westminster, and returned to the Cabinet. But who left, and is trying to destroy May.
The former Chancellor has taken to the role of newspaper editor, but some will see his attacks on the Prime Minister as unhelpful.
Instead of denouncing the idea, we should work out and explain how the free market delivers true egalitarianism.
On Saturday, there were two interesting articles, by two of the most original Conservative politicians of the past generation. Although… Read more »
Bruce Anderson: Number 10’s tactical miscalculation over gay marriage has undermined trust and faith
There is a paradox. On homosexual marriage, David Cameron's theology may be better than his politics. That might seem an… Read more »
If anyone told David Cameron that a centuries-old coral reef was about to be destroyed, the PM would rush into… Read more »
There is one conclusion to be drawn from the Autumn Statement. Maggie was right; there is no alternative. No-one has… Read more »
Boris Johnson is not always wrong. I suspect that a lot of us were surprised to learn that in India,… Read more »
Bruce Anderson: My prediction — essentially, the Press Complaints Commission plan will prevail. Hats off to Lords Black and Hunt
There are two obvious and immediate responses to the Leveson Report. The first is congratulations. It is awesomely long and… Read more »
Bruce Anderson: Should Nadine have gone to Australia – or should that be: “should she have been allowed back”?
There is a place for crude, raucous populism and poujadism and there are newspapers which provide it. You will enjoy… Read more »
Anyone who believed a lot of the press comment about Lynton Crosby would find the man himself gravely disappointing. To… Read more »
“Give us peace in our time, O Lord”. Does the English language contain a more moving, more heart-felt — more… Read more »
In politics, fundamental changes occur far less often than exciteable headline writers would have us believe. Sometimes, however, there is… Read more »
The Irish often find the right words. A few years ago, after a largely-forgotten political scandal, someone described the whole… Read more »
Bruce Anderson: What do the American elections tell us about British politics? That is easy to answer: nothing.
It is so frustrating. In his first four years, Barack Obama did nothing to justify his re-election. I remember a… Read more »