There’s division, doubt and danger surrounding the prospect of Brexit. What would Unionism look like afterwards?
Posts Tagged: Enoch Powell
The Mayor of London will not admit it, but he is likely to vote to remain in the European Union.
The leader of a new pro-Remain campaign group makes a “pragmatic” case for staying in the EU, and says most Conservative MPs agree with him.
To begin with, we should stop engaging with community leaders, and engage with BME voters directly.
Geoffrey Howe is dead. The man who helped to bring Thatcher down, but who helped to make Thatcherism possible
The fervent believer in the European project was also an early advocate of market economics. We send our commiserations to his widow and family.
Freedom of speech does not mean allowing people the liberty of only saying nice things.
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.
The early training that David Cameron and his team received in the Conservative Research Department proved decisive.
Sunder Katwala: Here is early evidence that the Conservatives are now winning more ethnic minority votes
A Survation poll commissioned by British Future finds that David Cameron’s party won a majority of Hindu votes – and also polled well with other Asian voters in the south.
Our final pre-election version – complete with the 30 new Tory candidates most likely to make it to the Commons.
False claims that he abused children are part of a narrative that would caricature a brilliant but flawed man as a pantomime villain.
Ever since his days as a Thatcherite firebrand at Exeter University, this Tory of Asian descent has believed in a tough, meritocratic conservatism.
The former ground the Commons to a halt in his campaign for Home Rule. That wouldn’t be so easy for the SNP. But they will make their presence felt…
If Powell is remembered only for his views on immigration, this will be a long way short of the whole story.
Just because we seek the votes of its supporters shouldn’t stop us pressing the party on its more unpalatable views.