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As the final volume of the authorised biography appears, its author remarks that by the end, there was almost no one who could say: “Come on Margaret, stop it.”
And Tories have known since Thatcher’s time that climate change has to be taken seriously.
It is dawning on them that they may have underestimated him. Hence the newly hysterical note in their denunciations.
A run-off between him and Johnson would risk being seen as a continuation of the “psychodrama” between the two men.
James Frayne: The public’s views on sex and relationships education are more nuanced than you might imagine
If it is framed through the prism of tolerance and anti-bullying, most people support it. But there are still political pitfalls.
Parliament is struggling to retain senior figures. New peers should be chosen on their ability to raise the calibre of debate.
In all, there are 30 new entries in the whole list, one down on last year and two down on the 2016 record of 33.
But Corbyn is so third-rate he helps to keep her in power, and both of them epitomise a wider decline in political speech.
Andrew Adonis’ new study of Prime Ministers since Churchill shows how difficult it is to reach an acceptable, and practical, European policy.
Caroline Slocock says the first woman Prime Minister, whose downfall she witnessed, deserves the admiration rather than the contempt of feminists.
His Telegraph article message: “Britain can flourish on WTO”. And how it will inevitably be read: “With May out of Number 10 – and me in”. Watch for calls for his dismissal.
Lady Hale offers ministers a double-edged sword when she suggests that they play a role in senior appointments to the bench.
Tim Montgomerie’s new project is big, bold, and imaginative. But how will a journal that doesn’t do news get cut-through? And will it really do so?
The Lord Chancellor has enraged the judiciary by not speaking up for it in what it saw as an hour of need.