If, five years ago, Labour misunderstood what it needed to do to win, today it seems to be wondering whether winning is all it’s cracked up to be.
We need to send in Special Forces, as we did in Iraq in 2006-7.
It seems unlikely he could tack far enough to the centre to matter without completely alienating his power base and repudiating his own beliefs.
The burden of fixing this mess falls to those who set it in motion. It will be interventions by Miliband and Brown, should they come, which could be decisive.
The Prime Minister’s success springs from a preference, new to Westminster, for Cabinet ministers who actually know about their departments.
There is now a strong case for widening the air strikes against ISIS in which we already take part.
I believe the time has come for a broadening in the uses of the aid budget and a critical rethink of the way in which the department operates.
The early training that David Cameron and his team received in the Conservative Research Department proved decisive.
How can we Conservatives convince our fellows that free trade is compassionate? By standing up to those who abuse its power.
Our party review should consider how to reach those voters let down by the Opposition’s divisive, identity-driven campaigns in places like Nottingham.
Plus: Labour – Alastair Campbell v Labour failure. Tories – Dale v Massow? Labour again: Watson V Flint V Eagle V…. And: Roy Jenkins’s sex life. P.S: I’m getting married.
The Labour Lord was speaking to Andrew Neil on today’s Daily Politics.
To The Point returns to Labour’s past leadership elections.
The media’s comic inability to foresee the election result will have political consequences.
Pollsters should have had follow-up questions to UKIP and Green supporters to assess their likelihood of switching to their preferred main party choice.