If he can’t get an early election, he would take a disorderly departure from the EU, leading to a recession – and to victory at a later date.
The electorate are less and less convinced by such arguments about party identity and destiny. Far underground, the tectonic plates are moving.
Ireland has in recent years moved from a restrictive semi-theocratic state to a more relaxed definition of Irishness. And then there is Brexit…
Her bid to woo Labour Commons votes for a Brexit deal is part of a wider gambit.
And: Churchill-mania, Moggmania, and the passion of Rory Stewart. Plus: too many lobbyists.
P.S: Re my health. At 72, everything works as it should, with one exception – but help is at hand from modern medicine…
What if somebody as far to the right as Corbyn is to the left managed to win the Tory leadership?
The Conservative Party’s official historian was speaking at the unveiling of a new statue to the former Party leader in his home town of Bewdley today.
So much of what now appears inevitable could have been very different – at least in the short term.
William Hay offers a well-researched and welcome antidote to the reactionary caricature of Peterloo mythology.
Penny Mordaunt, Liz Truss, Dan Hannan, Liam Halligan, Steve Baker, Tom Tugendhat & others will speak. And there’s a special discount for ConHome readers.
The sooner we deal with our Party’s past, however difficult, the easier it will be to drive out the hatred emerging on the Left today.
Even the near threat of such an outcome could outscale 16th September 1992 many times over in terms of setting political perceptions.
Just as they had with Joe Chamberlain before him, the Tory leadership wooed Lloyd George to fatally fracture the Liberal Party.
We are re-proving that ‘we learn from history that we do not learn from history’.