He attacked the SNP for wanting the poor, hard-pressed taxpayer “to pay for more and more and more”.
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From Wellington to Johnson, this institution has managed to keep itself at the heart of Tory politics.
The former Glasgow MP is now, astonishingly, Governor of Punjab, while his son is getting ready to attempt the revival Scottish Labour.
If not for your efforts on the doorstep and the endless nights of telephone canvassing, we would not have defeated Corbyn’s Labour Party a year ago.
A magisterial survey of conservatism since the French Revolution brings home how various it is, and how impossible to reduce to an ideology.
Interview: Goodhart says Johnson understands better than Starmer that a graduate meritocracy alienates manual workers
The author warns we are sending far too many people to university and creating “a whole great bloated cognitive bureaucratic class”.
It’s speeches for Sunak, Patel and Raab; interviews in different formats for Gove, Hancock and others; while others still are relegated to panels…
Interview: “Petrolhead” Milling denies that Elliot is really in charge at CCHQ, and says that she’s visited all 48 Red Wall seats
The co-Party Chairman says next year’s local elections will definitely go ahead, and won’t give a figure for Party membership.
Using modern Germany as a stick with which to beat old-fashioned Britain is a grave mistake.
Even putting aside the EU dimension, there are very good arguments for having one in place.
Our Party is at its best when it is a broad church, not only on the political spectrum but when we have voices from all walks of life.
Johnson benefits from the scorn of critics such as Parris, for it suggests the Prime Minister is still an outsider
I have decided to write a second volume of my life of Johnson, who has always been an affront to serious-minded people’s idea of politics.
Much of this book is true, and the author does not pretend fully to understand what is happening. And yet I think her pessimism is overdone.
Workers who are effectively modern slaves have been put into the position of having to choose either to work or starve during lockdown.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: There is a place not just for smiles but for Samuel Smiles in the Chancellor’s vision
Dodds, replying for Labour, claimed Johnson’s motto is “The buck stops anywhere but here”.