Treat claims of a communalist election with suspicion. The evidence suggests that ethnic minority voters prioritise domestic issues over foreign policy ones.
There has been no agreement between the two parties. And the whole thrust of our campaign is to colonise the centre ground, not retreat from it.
Boris Johnson is already appealing to Blue Collar voters who are fed up with Labour’s betrayal of Brexit and the values of working people.
And what of our voters who would be repelled by a pact with it? I can see the Lib/Lab slogan already: “Vote Blue, get Farage”.
I still want to avoid a second referendum. But unless we can make progress towards Parliament supporting a deal, those calls are going to grow.
How the pro-Leave Spartans, not pro-Remain or pro-Soft Brexit Tories, could end up whipless – and barred from contesting a general election as Conservatives.
The fundamental mistake of the Brexiteers domestically is that they have mistaken a moral argument for a political one.
Only yesterday they rejected a confidence vote. Today, in characteristically Cummings style, they are compelled to contemplate one.
Today’s polls reveal some interesting things about the early days of Johnson’s premiership – and hint at the battles to come.
My blueprint will unlock millions of pounds of currently wasted funds, re-engage our members, and build on our strengths rather than just managing decline.
The strategist who has entered Downing Street, and the Brexiteer ‘Spartan’ who has opted to stay on the backbenches, have history and some shared qualities.
The NHS, the environment, childcare: the creative energies of Team Johnson must be poured into new policies for these.
Plus a sixth, less formal, question: are they ridiculous?