The Prime Minister has shown a moderation of which his critics did not believe him capable.
Posts Tagged: Iraq War
The dismay the electorate showed for them last is being ignored. That makes it much harder for whoever becomes the Leader of the Opposition to establish any credibility.
This new government seems to want to concentrate its energies on giving Britain a cutting edge. Will it succeed where others have failed?
Johnson – at a stroke, a bigger player in foreign affairs, because of his larger majority. But what does he want to do?
The scale of his domestic ambitions and the legacy of the Iraq War suggest that his ambitions will be limited – for the moment at least.
The speeding up of turnover rates has almost nothing to do with shifts to the right or left, and much more to do with wider cultural change in Parliament.
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?
Britain Beyond Brexit, a New Conservative Vision for a New Generation, is published today by the CPS.
A series in which we ask seven public questions of the leading contenders. They may not be the most convenient, but that’s why we’re asking them.
Jon Davis and John Rentoul’s new book contains valuable material, but cannot efface Iraq, or the former Prime Minister’s self-righteousness.
A new report by the Society of Conservative Lawyers argues that prior Parliamentary approval for military action is a dangerous game and has no constitutional law basis.
A first-time voter in 2022 will have been born in 2004, a year after the start of the conflict, and have no memory of weapons of mass destruction…
Courtesy of Philip Cowley, here are some markers for this evening’s votes, when they come.
There is no case for withholding it from them, for it only being shown after the event, or for not allowing them to study it.
Cox’s intervention at May’s meeting of senior Cabinet ministers last week to discuss Brexit plans turned out to be crucial.
Lord Ashcroft: A Defence Secretary who believes that the UK should consider getting stuck in to other people’s wars
At a ConHome conference interview yesterday, Williamson suggested we should do so if it will save or improve lives without disproportionate cost.