Some of its problems can be fixed. Others won’t be. And one perhaps can’t be: namely, that this Parliament seems to be incapable of saying No.
Posts Tagged: John Major
John Major’s efforts in the Nineties, part-reversed by Blair, seem almost designed to give the market a bad name. There is an alternative.
Those who argue that the virus isn’t a serious problem and that the lockdown was unnecessary have more brains than sense.
They keep changing. But does it matter? For the last 30 years, when it comes to the public finances, the diet always starts tomorrow.
Appointments go to those who conform with socialist “groupthink”. Genuine diversity is needed.
As the final volume of the authorised biography appears, its author remarks that by the end, there was almost no one who could say: “Come on Margaret, stop it.”
There’s little evidence from the history of either main party to suggest that it has counted much to date electorally – if at all.
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown: May failed to lead Britain out of the EU – but her successor can yet succeed
There may be greater willingness by Brussels to negotiate following populist successes in the European elections.
The contest may or may not produce a Snow White. But statistically, there are bound to be more than seven dwarves.
Our new group, Conservatives in Communications, aims to help the Party rediscover the art of selling itself and its work.
A Code of Practice, if given legal backing, should ensure that freeholders act as long-term responsible stewards of properties.
I welcome the suggestion that local Associations should follow the lead that the National Convention took last weekend.
Courtesy of Philip Cowley, here are some markers for this evening’s votes, when they come.
This article was originally published on the anniversary of the former President’s election. We re-issue it today as news comes of his death.
Chloe Westley: If the Conservatives bow to May’s betrayal of the referendum result, they will be cursed for a generation
By refusing to consider the option of leaving without a deal, Conservative Ministers are essentially admitting defeat. And we deserve better than a defeatist political class.