May won five per cent more of the vote than Cameron did two years ago. The margin between having a majority and not having one was performance in marginal seats.
First, that Leave had won dishonestly. Second, that the country had become more racist. Third, that the 52 per cent had wrecked the economy.
Lord Ashcroft’s research suggests where the party performed poorly or badly on June 8: among women, younger voters and Remain supporters.
We cannot afford to get it wrong. The Prime Minister is the right woman to go out to bat for Britain. She will deliver a strong deal and a bright future for everyone.
There is no point in any party piling up votes in its safer seats – assuming that voters vital to it, such as younger people in Labour’s case, turn out in large numbers in any event.
For most of those considering a change of parties, this left one viable option: “I hate to say it, but the Tories.”
For the most part, those in SW1 don’t actually set out to deceive the public. The trouble is – they deceive themselves.
Last June’s Brexit vote had less to do with EU membership than a wider discontent with how Britain is governed.
Rail liberalisation is being extended into the EEA agreement: the Fourth Railway Package is set to increase competition further.
The question is put to him by Matthew Elliott of the Legatum Institute, formerly the CEO of Vote Leave.
Those looking to find what she really stands for may one day get an answer. But the point for the here and now is: she seeks to dominate the mainstream.
Britain has a tradition of democracy, and Britons shunning elections are not, typically, making a stance against that.
Low aspirational parenting and teaching are key problems.
There is a danger that those of us with strong opinions are not always the best judges of balance.
We cannot have a vote when all that is known is what legal deal has been agreed.