From this week, ConservativeHome will run fortnightly a Podcast featuring one or other of the editors in conversation with Jacob-Rees Mogg.
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Fairly or unfairly, the pro-EU cause is already associated with elites. The arrival of the Withdrawal Bill in the Upper House will do nothing to diminish that impression.
More people are reading the site than ever before. Thank you.
Interview: Kemi Badenoch – “I’m not really left-leaning on anything…I always lean right instinctively”
She voted for Davis in 2005, and her hero is Airey Neave: “The escape from Colditz is I think probably the coolest thing any British politician has ever done.”
We want Davidson in Scotland. We also want her in the Commons. We can’t have both – and she has made her choice. The right one.
Her confirmation that she is staying to fight the 2021 Holyrood elections binds her fortunes to May’s.
The Government should be as Ready on Day One as it can be: Deal or No Deal. To help achieve this end and reboot economic policy, Gove should go to the Treasury.
We have our reservations about the Foreign Secretary, but concede that he alone, of those Ministers who spoke this week, made the Tory message sing.
Lord Ashcroft’s conference diary: Of capitalism, Corbyn, my new book…and my past life as a taxi driver
Political leaders always say that the election they are fighting is the most important for a generation, but the next time Britain goes to the polls it will probably be true.
We pick out five items from it which may be of special interest to our readers and others who will attend.
If the Conservatives had won 42 per cent from them too, our research projects that she would have won with a comfortable 42-seat majority.
To salvage her Brexit policy, May must now ensure that her government is ready for No Deal. Or it won’t last.
There is time to correct the lack of preparedness of our customs and computers for 2019. But it is running out.
His Telegraph article message: “Britain can flourish on WTO”. And how it will inevitably be read: “With May out of Number 10 – and me in”. Watch for calls for his dismissal.
May’s audit of ethnic disparities could blight her planned relaunch – and, more importantly, produce policy that sets back social justice rather than takes it forward.
What counts most is opposition to a Bill or to parts of it. And most Tory criticisms of the EU Withdrawal Bill aren’t coming from the Brexiteers.
Iain Dale: Abortion, same-sex marriage, and Rees-Mogg. He would be a brilliant Speaker. But I fear he has now blown it.
Plus: Cable, the Saudis, arms – and hypocrisy. MPs, the EU Withdrawal Bill, Henry VIII clauses – and hypocrisy. And: on a different note, why isn’t Zahawi a Minister?