The Labour leader spoke out against change, and made David Cameron sound like a management consultant.
Posts Tagged: Edward Heath
How quickly we forget, and how much we do at our peril. Peace in Europe! How our parents and grandparents longed for it.
In a Daily Telegraph piece on the eve of poll, Margaret Thatcher argued for Europe, putting co-operation ahead of trade.
Andrew Kennedy: Political parties. The age of mass membership may be over. But that of mass participation may be just beginning.
Our “Registered Supporter” scheme has enrolled 2,000 people; another example of how people are willing to commit, but not to join.
If he stands for Parliament in 2020, Cameron could distinguish himself from other recent Prime Ministers
The most recent former Prime Minister to have done likewise was James Callaghan in 1983. Heath spent 27 years in the Commons after departing Number 10.
The Tory campaign in 1966 was not a success, but neither was it a complete failure. Heath’s warnings of economic troubles ahead were vindicated as early as July.
How is it that a police officer said that the claims of “Nick” are “credible and true”?
This is a simple question of where and how our national interest is best pursued.
Many eyes are on the Mayor of London, but more should be on the Home Secretary – as the only holder of a great office of state who may yet back Leave.
Plus: Loud sounds from Tom Watson. Pig noises from Craig Oliver. And: Come and hear me make a fool of myself in Manchester on Sunday.
Plus: The UKIP London Mayoralty selection – latest rumours and plots.
Plus: Tracey Crouch slam dunks John Humphrys. Another failure for the Bow Group’s blunderkind. And: If Corbyn doesn’t win, what job will he get?
It was the rise of the Liberals, and the decline of the city’s Protestant tradition, that did for the Party.
Lewis Baston: How Edward Heath won the first Conservative leadership election, 50 years ago this month
He defeated the favourite, Reggie Maudling. And ever since, when offered a choice, the Tories have gone with the less familiar face among the main candidates.
Sir John Major: Human Rights reform. The land that gave us Magna Carta will not turn its back on fundamental liberties
The full text of the inaugural Edward Heath Lecture, delivered last Wednesday in Salisbury by the former Prime Minister.