His archivist writes that this agreement has succeeded…in recovering powers which some thought had been lost permanently”.
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Johnson’s Brexit journalism and Brexit politics are of a piece: in both he thrives by infuriating the Establishment
Whether writing, speaking or negotiating, he puts on a performance which the spectators enjoy all the more because it horrifies the guardians of convention.
Daniel Hannan: Voters tend to get some things wrong, but the big things right. So it is with this Brexit Bill.
In a shrewd and largely instinctive way, they have sussed that Britain faces an ill-disposed negotiating partner making unreasonable demands.
Daniel Hannan: Does the army really still need tanks? Or the navy aircraft carriers? Or the rest of us, the Trident system?
Let’s have a no-holds-barred strategic review which asks how we can best defend our interests given the vertiginous acceleration of military technology.
Raghib Ali: Systemic classism, not racism. Why the main factor in health and educational inequalities is deprivation, not race.
There is now no overall ‘white privilege’ in health or education or overall ‘BAME disadvantage’. These categories are outdated and unhelpful.
Dean Godson: The new ethnic minority voices who are challenging left-wing orthodoxy on race and culture
The membership of a new Government commission represents a significant evolution in the story of these issues in Britain – and within the Conservatives.
A true “colour blind” non-discrimination law is needed, with the rights of each individual valued and respected.
We give you divorce reform, abortion law in Northern Ireland, citizenship rights for three million Hong Kongers, and the rainbow flag.
Four decades on, history seems likely to vindicate those who warned that devolution would undermine the United Kingdom.
Samuel Williams: Taking the knee is an expression of evolution – of showing compassion, even if it comes at a cost to ourselves
But these demonstrations, which cannot uphold social distancing, will have a catastrophic impact on our collective fight against the virus.
Bercow was the rudest Speaker of modern times, yet by the end he had degenerated into an Establishment stooge
The former Speaker’s autobiography is a disappointment. He writes as he talks – and after a time this becomes wearisome.
Interview: Lamont describes how the belief that Britain should leave the EU entered the Tory mainstream
Her told a meeting in 1994 that “it has recently been said that the option of leaving the Community [is] ‘unthinkable’. I believe this attitude is rather simplistic.”
Not being white remains the number one demographic predictor of not voting Tory.
How the half a century-long Conservative civil war over Europe was won last week in a single day. By the Brexiteers.
One has to pinch oneself to remember that as recently as last July May was Prime Minister, Hammond Chancellor of the Exchequer and Gauke Lord Chancellor.
Johnson is a self-described “Brexity Hezza” and now has the chance to mould a Party and country in his own romantic image.