She responds to a report in the Sunday Times that Jeremy Corbyn has nominated his former chief of staff Karie Murphy for a peerage.
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A new book explains why building land is prohibitively expensive.
Plus: Open regional Tory offices but don’t take CCHQ out of London. The coming IR35 disaster. And: where will you be on January 31?
I have lost count as to how many Tories I have recently met who assume that we will be in power for the next ten to fifteen years. That worries me.
“It was disastrous for us to go into a general election in those circumstances.”
“They used it…to divide our communities and divide our country.”
“We are fed-up of the Westminster bubble. We have got to shift power and wealth into our communities.”
Furthermore, further education (FE) is another pressing concern for new Tory voters.
If we really are becoming the Party of Blue Collar Conservatives, our Party must become the change that we want to see.
Plus: What Johnson was supposed to do about Iran from Number Ten that he couldn’t do from Mustique is mysterious. I imagine that it has phones and the internet.
We need strategic clarity. What poses the greater danger to Britain – Iranian aggression abroad or Sunni extremism here?
Johnson, Macron and Merkel don’t agree on everything, but they share a common concern about ISIS now being allowed the space to revive.
Richard Holden: The Red Wall. My part in its downfall. How I won North West Durham – Labour since its creation.
We need to build long-term trust to hold seats like this one. We can win again – but we must deliver.
As 2020 begins, we look back on ten years in which Tories first led the movement for austerity…and then against it
And so it was that the cause of Remain, fronted by Cameron and George Osborne, lost out to that of Leave, led by…Boris Johnson and Michael Gove.
And by ranking Rayner second, they appear to agree that “Rebecca Long Bailey isn’t even the best Labour leader in her own flat”.
When Lord Kerr whistled, voters turned the Nelsonian equivalent of a deaf ear. When they whistled, he was dragged helplessly along by the command of a democratic vote.