And how the editor of ConHome popularised the term “Spartans” for the diehard Tory opponents of May’s Withdrawal Agreement.
Posts Tagged: EU Referendum
Our columnist provides the second piece in our series this week about Brexit – almost a year since the end of transition.
We can now conclude that the alphabet soup of official bodies got it wrong. They have not yet proved terribly contrite about it.
Are we making the most of leaving the European Union – and if not what should we do to get the best out of it?
The great documentary maker offers a delightfully brief and unportentous survey of British leaders from Wilson to Johnson
Sarah Ingham: People voted to take back control of Britain’s borders. The Government must now do so.
Policymakers should be asking themselves whose quality of life worsens thanks to the current unplanned mess.
The President of COP26 is suddenly so well-known that he attracts criticism as well as admiration, and interest in his roots as an admirer of Thatcher.
The Foreign Secretary knows that she is being played off by them against the Chancellor. They know she knows. And she knows they know she knows.
Interview with Kwasi Kwarteng: “My job is to make us not lose sight of the fact that we are Conservatives”
He says that road haulage interests are trying to revive the pre-Brexit economy – but that the Government will stand firm for higher wages.
Local pride in towns like Blyth is wounded at every turn by evidence of neglect, shoddiness and former greatness.
Sunder Katwala: Immigration. Our latest polling suggests that control and integration matter more than numbers.
The latest wave of an in-depth tracker project shows that a long-term softening of public attitudes has continued during the pandemic.
The single most important thing for right-leaning outsiders to understand is that boards don’t control most of a firm’s political comment.
Profile: Penny Mordaunt. Ambitious, socially liberal, sacked, then rehabilitated, restive, military-flavoured – and on manoeuvres.
In place of deviations from the Number Ten line have come the squashing of Rayner and even a comparison of the PM to Churchill.
All three PMs did about as well as anyone could in the circumstances, and all three, so far as one can see, are doomed.
Profile: George Galloway, who “is going to vote for Beelzebub, I’m going to vote for a Scottish Tory”
This old-style socialist turns out to be much more of a small-c conservative than his many critics are willing to admit.