Johnson’s task is to hire the right people and back them as long as they are getting things done, no matter who they offend in the process.
Posts Tagged: Harold Macmillan
“So there’s no doubt, we are the underdog. But the point is, the Mayor’s record is so terrible it’s allowed us an opportunity.”
They keep changing. But does it matter? For the last 30 years, when it comes to the public finances, the diet always starts tomorrow.
A new book explains why building land is prohibitively expensive.
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.
Here is a Tory Democrat who with sublime impertinence has stolen the socialists’ clothes.
Skelton on One Nation, and how Tories must take the lead in reviving towns which have been left to rot
The patriotic, Brexit-voting working class, neglected for decades by Labour, must now be championed by the Conservatives.
Bowman and Westlake’s policy ideas are perfectly compatible with this end, but pitching them as a city and town agenda risks creating a false impression.
They are chosen not from a factional or ideological standpoint, but from what I see while doing the job of Mayor.
The present election will turn on whether MPs and activists put national popularity before ideological soundness.
It is not the resignation which Tory backbenchers were keenest to see, but it makes the end of May’s prime ministership even more certain.
Christ’s resurrection certainly doesn’t help us out on Brexit – unless it be to remind us of the Christian virtues of temperance and respect.
Profile: Amber Rudd – moderation-preaching, whip-defying, No Deal-opposing. And sought by leadership contenders for support.
She is one of the few Cabinet members who does not give the impression of having had her personality flattened by the sacrifices demanded by a ministerial career.
Eric Ollerenshaw: Conservatives must be bolder on housing policy – and in taking credit for what is being achieving
There’s a development of 5,000 new homes near where I live. The sign board doesn’t mention the large Government grant.
In his new book, Jeremy Black traces the history of Britain’s relations with the Continent, and how it bears on the Brexit debate.