At the final meeting of her Cabinet, a revived Iron Lady told members, during a coffee break, that “on no account must Heseltine be elected”
Plus: virtual conferences are the way of the future. America’s vice-presidential debate worked. And: Fox deserved better from his WTO campaign.
His critics display the close-mindedness that they falsely suspect in him. Indeed, you won’t find a less partisan man.
Dacre has said that he “would die in a ditch defending it as a great civilising force”, and Moore grasps the Corporation’s original Reithian mission.
The Corporation has lost its grip on its Reithian inheritance – which, for all his criticism of the BBC, the former Telegraph editor understands.
In Claire Fox, the Prime Minister has elevated to the peerage someone whose former party defended terrorism.
The list tries to bridge the Brexit divide. But will Fox, who supported the IRA campaign which killed several Tory MPs, be a bridge too far?
A new history of the magazine, which has just celebrated its 10,000th issue, relates how successive editors showed their “hatred of shams”.
The West Germans realised, when they set up their health system, that there had to be an entrenched place for competition between different providers.
The latter will make much of the Government’s Constitution, Democracy & Rights Commission – promised in the Conservative Manifesto.
Why is the Party so mistrustful of Tory intellectuals? We mourn the passing of our former contributor.
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.