Much of politics is teamwork. Can he now create a coalition among Tory MPs, not to mention Party members, that builds on his appeal to many voters?
Posts Tagged: HRH The Prince of Wales
It is an extremely tough task to prepare to be a constitutional monarch, or indeed to take on the actual role.
Iain Dale: Gammon if you think you’re hard enough. The patronising Remainers who’ve lost but can’t move on.
Plus: Boles was right (first time round) on Gaza. The Dambusters raid anniversary. A Tory poll lead. Plus: a man and a woman will marry in Windsor on Saturday.
Peter Marshall: A hard truth after the Commonwealth summit. There’s no institutional awareness of its importance.
I have lost count of the number of times I have heard its demise confidently predicted or stridently recommended. Houdini-like, it has so far escaped this awaited fate.
“He is Colonel-in-Chief of a host of regiments, commanded in the Royal Navy and was a helicopter pilot.”
This act of sabotage can only undermine the public trust that is needed to increase the housing supply.
Benedict Rogers: Twenty years on from leaving Hong Kong, Britain risks selling its honour – as China flouts and abuses justice
As Patten says, the Joint Declaration gives us a specific responsibility to ensure that China’s promises are upheld – which we are not meeting.
His Monday initiatives and the lack of opposition are allowing him to dominate the first three days of the seven – before moving to PMQs on the fourth.
He has an important – albeit perverse – role in challenging the establishment.