The idea that self-government might matter to Johnson or Gove more than, say, party loyalty leaves him genuinely nonplussed.
Posts Tagged: Hugh Gaitskell
The present election will turn on whether MPs and activists put national popularity before ideological soundness.
Daniel Hannan: I want to support May’s plan. But I can’t. It proposes a way of leaving the EU that’s exactly the wrong way round.
Instead of leaving the Customs Union but retaining chunks of the Single Market – we shall end up staying in the Customs Union but leaving most of the Single Market.
Drawing on decades of experience and friendships from all parties, Sir David – inventor of the swingometer – founded the UK’s psephological profession.
It was May’s best conference speech as Conservative leader. But her One Nation pitch could be too late to save her.
Daniel Hannan: It should be obvious, not controversial, to seek a deep friendship with our EU neighbours
In the third piece in our mini-series evaluating the EEA, our columnist wonders how both sides managed to become so hostile to moderate concepts.
And here we end, by reflecting on what he might have thought about Labour’s move away from the tenet of democratic government.
The 60th anniversary of this composite figure provides an opportunity to lay him to rest.