To view Britain in such a way is to see a useless picture of the nation. Most people are Just About Managing. And they are our new voters.
The two most likely candidates are both Welsh-speaking Brexiteers – but hail from different parts of the principality and differ on devolution.
He will remember Lady Hale and her swipe over “girly swots”. More pertinently, he will have in mind the court’s constitutionally illterate decision over prorogation.
On the outcome hangs the preservation of the nation state and the genuinely democratic government.
His ‘Contract with the People’ makes an effort to stake out some new territory for the People’s Army, but he faces an uphill climb.
Our survival as a party and arguably that of our nation itself depends on people having a stake in this country.
Ministers should avoid sweeping changes and primary legislation, but there are a number of careful reforms to be made to address problems highlighted by Brexit.
This is the first of a three-part ConHome mini-series from Policy Exchange on the judges, public policy and the election.
“My Government’s priority has always been to secure the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union on the 31st of October.”
Our arrangements have served us well for centuries. But the current situation reveals that it is in need of a tidy-up to restore its effectiveness and standing.
Leaving is just the start: the next government will need to embark on a serious programme of reform.
It’s a bit like the roof of Parliament’s Westminster Hall: which is held up by a lot of huge, ancient beams all resting on each other.
Like May before him, the Prime Minister risks inflicting deep structural damaged on the United Kingdom in order to escape tactical difficulties.
The eerie atmosphere at this conference is the calm in a party which wants to come back together.
Common law demands we pretend even the most surprising decision has always been the case – but this is fuelling demands for retroactive justice.