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Posts Tagged: John Major
I really worry when so many in our party and in the media think that is all over for the centre-left.
Labour’s Tory sleaze accusations look hypocritical, and – even more interestingly – aren’t landing any blows
The party has its own history of politicians with close links to business.
Robert Halfon: 30 years ago, Major defied foreign policy orthodoxies, saved thousands of Kurdish lives – and set us an example
Britons can be very proud that he quickly answered the calls of the Kurds at the moment of their righteous rebellion and intense suffering.
We hope that Finn, Newman and the rest of the new appointees provide a fresh sense of direction and purpose.
Simon Richards: Almost 15 years ago, I helped to set up Better Off Out. This deal isn’t perfect – but it delivers what we campaigned for.
The agreement that Johnson has obtained rights the wrongs inflicted by Major and a succession of Europhile Prime Ministers.
Ben Monro-Davies: “I think when women cry, often they are angry.” On this day, 30 years ago, Margaret Thatcher resigned
At the final meeting of her Cabinet, a revived Iron Lady told members, during a coffee break, that “on no account must Heseltine be elected”
Dean Godson: It’s easier for the right to move left on economics than for the left to move right on culture. That’s a plus for Johnson.
The sixth piece in a ConHome series this week on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
Furthermore, increasing global tensions make improving our defence capabilities essential.
The final part of a mini-series of three articles on obesity policy for ConservativeHome this week.
Plus: virtual conferences are the way of the future. America’s vice-presidential debate worked. And: Fox deserved better from his WTO campaign.
David Gauke: May should lead the Commons struggle against her successor’s plan to break international law if necessary
As her Lord Chancellor, I would have resigned if she had brought forward such proposals (which she wouldn’t have done anyway).
Plus: Deteriorating broadsheet standards, a divided United Kingdom. And: nineteen years on from 9/11.
The Cabinet Office’s Review will ask complex questions about its purpose. But a straightforward one may be the place to start.
The overhaul of the civil service continues with a new (and notably less Eurocentric) head of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.