All three PMs did about as well as anyone could in the circumstances, and all three, so far as one can see, are doomed.
Posts Tagged: EU Referendum
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.
He is well-placed to knock on the doors of individual member states, as the Government and the Union lock horns over free movement.
Profile: Ben Wallace, one of Johnson’s Long Marchers, and a traditional but also irreverent Defence Secretary
Here is a politician educated at Sandhurst and on active service with the Scots Guards in Northern Ireland, not by reading PPE at Oxford.
He says the EU has “shifted the goalposts” after saying initially that a Canada-style agreement was available.
Economic crises have infantilised multiple generations. Our leaders need to give them hope.
Swire’s diaries help show how Johnson entered Downing Street, and has so far managed to remain there
His capacity to win some of his severest critics round, and persuade them of his “greatness of soul”, helps explain his success.
An important point to consider is whether or not respect for the way all law works has declined.
Daniel Moylan: The decision to spurn York is a rebuff to Leave supporters and to the voters’ verdict – especially outside London
For too many legislators, biffing the Prime Minister for a short-term thrill is the acme of political maturity.
‘Peter Pans’ prefer to burn the candle at both ends. They are cicadas, not ants, but many would still love to raise a family.
Emma Revell: Young people socialising made Sturgeon “want to cry”. If only she got as upset over their debt burden.
During the EU referendum, many politicians claimed to be concerned about younger generations’ futures. But they’ve been mysteriously quiet recently.
In a world that changes as fast as this one, constant intellectual regeneration should be our goal. Our recovery papers are a contribution to that.
The Leader of the Opposition got across the message that the Labour Party is under new management.
If Putin hoped that Brexit would detach us from our alliances, there’s no evidence of that happening so far, and much to the contrary.
A year of Johnson as Prime Minister. As with Thatcher and Blair, his enemies can’t get the measure of him.
We’ve learned nothing at all about his outlook but quite a lot about his capacities during the last tumultuous twelve months.