“They’ve taken down Major. They took down Cameron. Two great leaders – neither of whom stood up to them.”
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“I think it’s amazing how well the men did for two thousand years considering that they tried to do it alone.”
LISTEN: “You have to make more noise than anybody else.” Emmeline Pankhurst campaigning for votes for women.
100 years ago, women got the vote for the first time in Britain (some, anyway). Here’s the suffragette, later a Tory candidate, speaking in 1913.
I finish by imploring you to consider the effect on our Brexit negotiations if we change negotiators half way through.
The Conservatives ought to learn from him. Plus: Vote, vote, vote for Widdecombe. Fire and Fury is damp and limp. My teeth, oh, my teeth. And: My quest to enter Phillip Lee’s brain.
Free enterprise has huge benefits. But more than that, it is intensely democratic, open and diverse – breaking down monopolies, hierarchies and outdated practices.
We must turbo-charge the vehicle of British entrepreneurship as we drive across the Brexit bridge which should connect us with the rest of the world.
Join us, and let’s do our bit to help our candidates and brilliant new MPs keep changing their communities and the country for the better.
Which is what she hinted at after the last one – and which would ease the pressures on her and help get the government back on its feet.
While society has become more liberal to minority communities, it doesn’t show the same acceptance to members of the party that won most votes at last year’s election.
In trying to maximise the Party’s vote share, it’s essential that a proper audit of these barriers takes place (and others will no doubt think of some I have missed).
Last June’s election has transformed the debate about capitalism. May must find a strategic response.
Tactical newspaper articles are necessary but insufficient. She should make a series of speeches to set out her stall and try to change the weather.
Opposition to a new poll outweighed support in all scenarios but one: a choice between accepting the terms negotiated for Brexit, or leaving without a deal.
James Frayne: Worboys, acid attacks, knife crime – and why the Conservatives are vulnerable on law and order
Most people believe the main purpose of prison is to punish rather than rehabilitate, and overwhelmingly back tougher sentencing and an end to “early release”.
We wish the new Party Chairman well. But if you want to know what he’s up against, just follow the money.
In the short-term, throwing everything at target seats makes sense. Over the longer, it is a recipe for weak outreach, social media failure and falling membership.