May’s damaged authority is having a beneficial side-effect – namely, freeing Tory MPs to think aloud about the Party’s future.
Posts Tagged: Jesse Norman MP
We now have eleven runners and riders in our Next Tory Leader section…with another 15 candidates standing by. Watch this space.
Over time, proposals have either been denounced as politically correct nonsense, or embraced with an enthusiastic “me, too”-ism. Neither approach is exactly rigorous.
Richard Ekins: The Charter of Fundamental Rights gives judges too much power, and is bad for accountable government
Labour’s newfound enthusiasm for it is hard to square with its nature or history – including the history of how it was opposed by Tony Blair.
The prospect of crowning the the Brexit Secretary as leader is not without its attractions at first glance, but turns out on closer inspection to be deeply problematic.
Wanted: a revived campaign for Brexit of all parties and none. Without it, Remain may snatch victories from defeat.
The news is not all bad for supporters of Leave. But a weakened Government needs third party support to deliver not so much a Soft or Hard Brexit as a clean one.
A summary of the news from the junior ranks to date. Announcements of appointments yet to conclude.
In advancing controversial policies without an explanation other than economic return, the party has been left open to claims of acting from greed and elitism.
The Government should order group troops to fight if it so decides. The Commons should then question its actions, debate them and vote on them. That is the right way round.
The full text of his Inaugural Lecture to the Bingham Constitutional Studies Programme at Balliol College, Oxford.
A modernised internal structure, increased transparency, and oversight by Ofcom will help keep ‘Auntie’ fit for the coming decade.
It’s not enough to just carry on as usual, filling the second chamber with party donors.
This week we examine another region where the main parties fought themselves to a stalemate, whilst UKIP positioned themselves for future success.
Jesse Norman wins Culture, Julian Lewis Defence…and Meg Hillier is the new Chairman of the Public Accounts Committtee.
Cameron’s former chief strategist has lost patience with crony capitalism. The new Deputy Chairman of the Party is well-placed to help make real his radical vision.