Though if May moves Philip Hammond, or seeks to, she is also likely to move Boris Johnson, or try to.
Posts Tagged: Fraser Nelson
Justified calls for a national government’s overthrow are usually confined to those in which there is a serious threat of tyranny or the breakdown of civil order.
From Spain to Italy to America, parties of organised labour are in trouble. The blue collar base didn’t come out for them – and may not come out for Corbyn either.
The selections in the two Tory-held seats to date have both been won by women; and there is at least one woman on the shortlist of every such seat yet to select.
The story of who won (like David Davis). And who lost (like Zac Goldsmith).
The free marketeers don’t like all his proposals, and quotas would lower standards. But many of his plans head in the right direction.
The occupant of Number 11 may seek to become what Margaret Thatcher claimed to be after she was brought down: “a good back seat driver”.
Matthew Sinclair: No 0.7 per cent target. The budget kept at current levels. Go for humanitarian help. A compromise on international aid.
I think a deal on development is actually possible. The two sides are not as far apart as they often seem.
Winning electoral battles is not enough. We must win intellectual battles to change history.
For all the Government’s failures, she was making a bold, brave argument. It may offend the zeitgeist within the M25, but it resonates in the bigger Britain.
Kate Maltby: We should scrap the distinction between refugees and economic migrants – and take more of them
Tories are at their weakest when they appear short on empathy and seem to limit that vaunted freedom to flourish to a privileged few.
At our Post-Election Conference, UKIP’s only MP was put on the spot, and others were applauded as they outlined great things which can now be achieved.
Reasons to be Tory 11) More new jobs than the rest of the EU combined. More full-time jobs. More private-sector jobs. More British jobs…
Record employment is the jewel in the crown of this Government’s five-year term.
Campaign Watch, Blue Guerilla, Pestminster and Publicly Inconvenient – as well as established sites such as ConHome, Guido and Coffee House.
How the deficit is to be reduced matters far, far more than how it is calculated.