Disraeli’s impudence and audacity, demonstrated in this collection of his sayings, cast light on the present Prime Minister’s conduct.
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Buffoonery, suffused sex and Latinate evasion: how Johnson’s language helped him become Prime Minister
This compilation of some of the terms he has used shows how, while rising to national leadership, he reassured outsiders that he was still one of them.
An 80-seat majority is a fabulous opportunity, but we need practical, effective and popular policies to deliver on our manifesto.
“So there’s no doubt, we are the underdog. But the point is, the Mayor’s record is so terrible it’s allowed us an opportunity.”
Ulster’s major parties are failing to adapt to a changing electoral landscape, creating an opportunity for a new, more practical politics.
Our Party’s internal think-tank offers has a crucial role to play in broadening our appeal and devising a winning policy programme.
The Prime Minister is neither a pessimist nor a foxhunter, but there are other ways to be a conservative.
James Frayne: Ten errors that Conservatives must avoid making about the new working class voters who backed them last month
Listening to conversations in Westminster in recent days, I fear a number of misconceptions will drive bad decision-making.
Manchester and Birmingham already play host to Conservative Conference. The Party should be much bolder, and move much farther north.
Profile: Mark Spencer – the power behind the reshuffle and the man who disciplined the Brexit rebels
The Chief Whip is a farmer who recognises that “a lame ewe needs to be put down”.
The scale of the challenge is vast, but ultimately it’s a “good problem” to have.
“Whatever the outcome, I want you to know how grateful I am for your support.”
“You can vote for Corbyn or the Lib Dems, or you can elect a Parliament that gets stuff done. That’s the future I want for Britain.”
My research suggests that parties of the centre-right should be cautious about mistaking transactional voter support for deeper allegiance.
The Brexit Party will win 13-14% of the vote in Thursday’s election despite what the opinion polls say, he predicts.