Ministers like Amber Rudd have great difficulty finding able SpAds because the Conservative Research Department, which used to train them, has been destroyed.
Posts Tagged: David Cameron MP
Lower interest rates and monetary manipulation have been presented as the solution to our economic woes. But increasingly they create them.
ConservativeHome’s Executive Editor and Barack Obama’s former digital guru discuss the ethics and practicalities of targeted campaigning, on the Week in Westminster.
Profile: Esther McVey, who scares and infuriates Labour by reaching the northerners it has neglected
The Work and Pensions Secretary has a genuine belief in social mobility and is magnificently unabashed under fire.
Peter Franklin: Ruling political tribes 2) The Conservatives. Gove is now in a position to emerge as kingmaker – or, just maybe, as King.
But unless his fully-developed vision of the future can capture heart-and-minds, I’d expect control of the party to stay with the mainstream.
Now that he has made the leap from Chief Whip to Defence Secretary, we republish our Profile from shortly after he transitioned from Team Cameron to Team May.
May encourages Corbyn to take up primeministerial posturing.
The modern family is changing, and the law should change with it. In any event, the traditional view of marriage has already been overhauled by the Conservatives.
No, we don’t believe that he should be the next Tory leader. But he would make a better Minister than some of those now in place.
It is unlikely that the mass of such voters in those crucial northern and midlands marginals would welcome a permissive approach.
Many of Brussels’ demands, including for continued oversight by the European Court, are quite simply preposterous.
The Prime Minister needs to be more self confident with the media.
Coalitions are the new normal…”banging on about Europe” is inherently unpopular…no-one will ever listen to the polls again.
Interview: May – No, we’re not proposing leaving the ECHR. For the moment, we will look “at what else we can do”
But she confirms that Britain is leaving the ECJ’s jurisdiction, and says that there is a very clear choice on Thursday – between “me and Jeremy Corbyn”.
These terrorists are fanatics – not just “losers”. Or simply “evil”. Until we grasp this, we won’t beat them.
Fear of western girls and women is a part of the ideology which is struggling for control of Islam – the hatred of liberal democracy where Salafism and Islamism meet.