Plus: Don’t let the serialisation put you off Alan Duncan’s diaries – it’s the insights into being a Foreign Office minister that really shine.
If the Spartans hadn’t held out against the pleas of our colleagues then Britain would have been trapped in a customs union with no way out.
An influential voice and well respected, the ERG politician has put his beliefs ahead of short-term career opportunism.
Technologically and culturally, the Asian country is a very different place – and it launched its programme before the virus could take root.
Plus: What would it take to get the Cabinet leavers to resign? Clarke’s Maastricht Treaty Customs Union moment. And: in defence of Robbie Gibb.
Readers with a special interest in Brexit may want to note the events with the Brexit Secretary and the International Trade Secretary.
Churchill, Mosley, Powell, Prentice, Owen, Berkeley, Taverne…There are the awkward men of principle. Those whose parties have changed radically. And the lost souls.
Would a Conservative Party led by him have beaten UKIP?
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