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Jesse Norman: Conservatism, the party leadership, and the future of our country. Why I am considering standing.
If you believe in this idea of conservatism; if you want new faces at the table; if you share these ambitions, then please say so.
The row over his sacking is a sign of a Party pulled in different directions by the way politics works – and by culture wars. Now a new competitor is knocking at the door.
His sacking is more evidence, were it needed, of the tensions that tear at the Tory coalition – and threaten to render it unsustainable.
It would need unanimous agreement. Looking at each of the 27’s varying comments, there are six distinct camps of opinion.
In his column, Walshe made some extraordinary claims about our proposals and our country. The reality is very different.
The man his critics call the ‘Viktator’ has two new policies – one a gimmick, one deeply sinister.
This autocratic thuggery is happening less than two hours’ flight away. We must not turn a blind eye to it.
The campaign against him is driven by the knowledge that May agrees with his views on design – and fear that the Government will act on them.
The Hungarian Prime Minister has violated democratic norms, and exploited British taxpayers’ money to enrich his elite. Why protect him?
The disease affecting Labour about Jews is now affecting the Conservatives about Muslims.
Merkel is threatened. Macron is outraged. Brussels is paralysed. And all three trends are taken by their opponents as signs that they are winning.
Will Italy’s new government blow the bloody doors off? Don’t get your hopes up. (Or your fears either.)
One day the country’s voters may dig in against the long squeeze imposed on them from northern Europe. But don’t be too sure it will happen yet.
Britain would be powerless to deter Russian aggression, because he doesn’t see upholding peace and security in Europe – let alone the world – to be part of his job.
Votes loom on the EU Withdrawal Bill in the Lords. Which places a big responsibility on Labour’s leader there – Angela Smith.
Crossbench votes are always crucial in the Upper House as it now is. But the decisive role in the Bill’s consideration may well be played by the Official Opposition.