It was the closeness of the family in Joe’s era that led critics to calling them ‘the clique’ – a toast that we still make today in their honour.
The EU referendum result marks a posthumous triumph over his old opponent, Edward Heath. Or does it?
Lloyd George introduced a non-contributory system – unlike the contributions-based proposal from Chamberlain – and its legacy endures today.
One would be hard-pressed to think of a single mainstream centre-right party that has melted down even the most fundamental of internal disagreements.
A further graft from the remnants of Labour and the LibDems might be the best way of preserving the Union and providing an alternative government to the SNP.
The reputation of this charming, honourable man deserves to be defined by more than Suez.
I am an optimist: I believe that we respond more immediately and sympathetically to appeals to the needs of future generation than almost any other political argument
The challenge to a Party that holds not a single seat in Merseyside.
It was all over the 1975 In campaign. This time round, it is largely absent. What does that say about the state of the European Project?
The first element is leadership from the top. The tendency to impugn people’s motives is likely to produce a legacy of embitterment and hostility.
David Cameron’s successor will be pro-Leave – which will have profound implications for the future of the Party
The Tory campaign in 1966 was not a success, but neither was it a complete failure. Heath’s warnings of economic troubles ahead were vindicated as early as July.
There are two groups I intensely dislike. The first are the “laptop warriors”. The second are those who play the man and not the ball.
For the sake of the country, let us disagree politely and respect each others’ sincerity. We must avoid the mistakes of the past.
There may be a strange applicability for the future in the circumstances that led to the Liberals’ sweeping electoral triumph in 1906.