This week was meant to be all about Tory rebellions and blue-on-blue conflict. Instead, the Opposition’s civil war has intensified.
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Steven Woolfe: To win the working class northern vote, the Conservative Party must change its attitude and tone
The issue lies in the Party’s image and how it communicates with voters, not the actual message.
ConservativeHome’s Executive Editor reports on his day out at the unpopular celebration of all things Jeremy Corbyn.
Nicky Morgan: Chope’s upskirting ban veto, and no-deal hard Brexiteers – fellow travellers in the campaign to wreck modernisation
It says it all, really, that an older male Tory MP should object to outlawing a sexual crime which makes use of twenty-first century technology.
James Price: More borrowing and higher taxes are not the only – or even the best – way to free up more money for the NHS.
But some of the reforms listed above would improve the quality of healthcare, save money and set the service on a more long-term footing.
Brexit poses a values and voting challenge for both the main parties. It may be even bigger for Labour than for the Conservatives.
A new play explores life after Brexit, when the old parties are swept aside and an irresistible popular movement is born
Michael McManus uses the theatre to explore the potential for an anti-immigrant party to break away not from the Tories, but from Labour.
If overcome by the belief that Putin bought the referendum, our advice is to lie down in a dark room until the feeling goes away.
He argues that Labour MPs are as ‘terrified’ of a Corbyn-led government as he is.
It’s about neither the principle nor the form of Brexit. Its purpose is to make leaving orderly. MPs should effect it this week.
Davis may not have got all he wanted on the backstop. But for the second time in a few months, he has nudged May forwards. It is high time she made the most of him.
Plus: The Government gets airports wrong and Burnham gets rail wrong. And: a miserable PMQs for Tory MPs.
Onward seems set to propound the liberal and Freer the libertarian versions of the globalist agenda. Where does that leave the anti-globalist voters who now back the Tories?
The combination of crucial Brexit votes, crumbling ministerial discipline, growing grassroots discontent and a rail crisis serves to intensify pressure on Downing Street.
Iman Atta: The call for an inquiry into Tory anti-Muslim prejudice isn’t new. We made it two years ago. It still stands.
Any investigation cannot predominantly be made up by Conservative politicians. Public scrutiny is key to building public confidence.