Yet the role of the Tories, under Churchill’s leadership, in the development of the NHS is today entirely forgotten, and so is his Health Minister’s contribution.
Just as the young in the sixties thought that they invented sex, so the millennials mistakenly believe that they invented disruption. But she was the arch-disruptor.
Let’s have Policy Board outside of the constraints of the Government machine – and a commission on what Britain should look like post-Brexit.
“The language should be that of giving people their chance to succeed and of being on their side – a “people politics” that many practice locally but which must be scaled up.”
We must follow the example of Beveridge, Butler and Willink.
Supporters of a new pro-free trade think-tank will be told that Tories are all behind them in principle. But…
Two cheers for a measure that, though mostly about managing, dividing and taming popular opinion, remains a reforming landmark.
Behind his languid exterior lay a man of unusual principle, to whom all Conservatives have cause to be grateful.
Charismatic, Oxbridge-educated, hailed as the man of destiny – is it too late for Johnson to learn from Portillo’s failure?
Too often, we still take our democratic rights for granted.
He wouldn’t have let Cash and Fox, Johnson and Rees-Mogg seize the agenda. He would have fought Farage’s populism as he fought that of Powell.
She never wanted to be a one-term Prime Minister. But the voters have spoken – and now she must make a virtue of her circumstances.
Here are four rules to guide us all through the next few years, including: don’t die unless you have a majority of over 25,000.
As time passes, a decreasing slice of the electorate has any experience at all of old-fashioned socialism. And the argument that it doesn’t work cuts little ice.
The “modernisers” think that people with clear principles are cranks. In five years, they may find themselves queuing for food at their local Red Star state supermarket.