Two extreme versions of what happens next in Britain. Events are more likely to end up somewhere in the middle.
Posts Tagged: Jeremy Corbyn MP
Iain Dale: If the Second World War had been fought in the days of 24 hour news channels, we’d have lost
Plus: My video tour of my bookshelves and why I won’t indulge editors. Three times in the last few days I’ve said no to them.
But there were a couple of moments of levity – though both men agreed that this is no time for it.
WATCH: Corbyn’s last PMQs. “My voice will not be stilled, I’ll be around, I’ll be campaigning, I’ll be arguing,” he says.
Given last December’s election result, this news will not necessarily dismay Conservative activists and voters.
Whether moderate right Conservative, or moderate left, austerity is dead, and this new age will be with us for a long time to come.
“I’m proud of the economic agenda we put forward”.
One can conceive of Ministers seeking an all-party public front, and Labour objecting to responsibility with no power.
To the astonishment of those who see him as an incorrigible buffoon, the Prime Minister looked and sounded unremittingly sombre.
Daniel Hannan: The Coronavirus. Our instincts are likelier to push us into over-reacting than the reverse.
One of the most dangerous sequences in politics goes like this. “Something must be done. Here’s something. Let’s do it.”
Ed West describes in his new book how the Left has established “a moral monopoly”. It describes the mentality of a Tory who will not be imprisoned in a system.
Corbyn refused to pull together.
Bury, the West Midlands, Dudley and perhaps the Durham PCC polls are well worth keeping an eye on.
The start of a weekly series on this site each Monday previewing the local elections being held on May 7th.
The author of the final piece in our mini-series identifies corporation tax, stamp duty, national insurance and investment allowances as targets for action.
Javid’s resignation statement contained jokes but also warnings. “I’m a low-tax Conservative,” he said, and the Treasury “is the only tax-cutting ministry”.