“We shouldn’t be frightened of being a great nation, and nor should the United States.” Plus: the state of the leadership race.
Posts Tagged: Conservative Party
The present election will turn on whether MPs and activists put national popularity before ideological soundness.
This is your chance to scrutinise the men and women who are competing to become the next Party Leader and Prime Minister.
The Home Secretary gives a “pledge to the British people…to be a leader that is always straight, fighting for their interests.”
Lord Ashcroft: My EU election poll. Most former Tory voters say they will stay with their new party at the next election.
Exploring how people voted in last week’s election, why they did so, and when they made up their mind is instructive.
History shows that One Nation Conservatism, once espoused by Powell and Macleod, need not be wet.
Once May has been dragged out of Downing Street, perhaps it will be seen that she was pursuing a noble Anglican compromise
Condescending men have always underestimated the Prime Minister’s faith, tenacity and sense of duty.
“Populism of left and right poses enormous risks to this country’s prosperity.” Gauke’s speech to Onward – full text
“The disenchantment of the traditional working class with the left clearly creates an opportunity for the right.”
His critics claim his appointment as International Development Secretary “could lead to the death of thousands of the world’s poorest people”.
“But it is worth emphasising that the Tories got absolutely monstered,” the Shadow Local Government Secretary adds.
The leading psephologist anticipates that the Liberal Democrats will be the big beneficiaries of the local elections.
WATCH: Lewis – “I fully appreciate the huge frustration” of councillors, members and voters over Brexit
If the European election does take place, “I hope they’ll vote Conservative”, the Party Chairman tells the BBC.
Profile. Nigel Farage – the career politician who denounces career politicians. With abundant energy and brilliant timing.
One wonders whether he feels a kind of disappointed love for the Tories – or for them as he thinks they ought to be.
The news was apparently lined up by the party to be announced later today. But she appears to have jumped the gun.
Aitken on the meaning of Easter: “We can all have second chances, little resurrections in our lives.”
The former Cabinet minister, who went to prison for perjury, explains why, as a prison chaplain, he is happier than he has ever been.