For his Shadow Cabinet, I would choose media friendly spokespeople, and back them up with deputies more on the policy wonkish side of things.
I am redoubling my engagement with its business community, which needs to know that our committment to ensuring UK connectivity remains strong.
Plus: My video tour of my bookshelves and why I won’t indulge editors. Three times in the last few days I’ve said no to them.
Neither Trump, Merkel nor the EU institutions are showing the global leadership necessary. Over to a joint ticket of the Prime Minister and Macron.
We lost Putney, but gained loads of poorer seats in the north and midlands. That’s highlighted the tensions.
At the least, we can expect reduced growth worldwide – and a more expansionary Budget next month.
Plus: Will Javid come back? Will Boris Island fly? Hazzer, formerly the Duke of Sussex. And: an ice bath in a Scandi forest.
How the Conservatives are winning and Labour losing the working class – a pattern that the latter’s leadership candidates are set to repeat.
The trust factor is simply less relevant, because fewer people are accessing the Corporation’s output in the first place.
This site is opposed to subscription funding and a decriminalised licence fee. But both will be forced on the BBC if it doesn’t reform.
My lawyer friend Victoria Hewson and I have launched a small, non-funded campaign called ‘Radical’, aimed at fighting for truth and freedom in this arena.
The manifesto committed to encouraging local takeovers of civic organisations or community assets under threat – such as local football clubs, pubs or post offices.”
Our aim is to show that conservatism is alive and well outside of the walls of Parliament, even if it is on life-support within the Conservative Party.
If we are going to make a reality of Global Britain, we need to capitalise on the things about our country that the world likes and admires.
“Christianity and the western past are badly stained by violence and injustice, but I am not sure that we should so casually throw away the inheritance of our culture.”