The Prime Minister lacks panache, but it takes guts to keep going. Leadership requires the fortitude to cope with being weak.
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Polling Conservative members is a tricky business, but these mutually reinforcing findings suggests our free, monthly survey is up to the task.
“The very fact that people think they might do this is utterly destructive, utterly unnecessary, and they should back her to the hilt.”
Will there be further resignations? Will the 48 letters go to Sir Graham Brady? If the 48 letters do go in, will May win – and survive?
“Undermining her leadership at such a crucial point in our negotiations I think is deeply unhelpful.”
Trips abroad are notoriously dangerous for Prime Ministers. As discipline wobbles while May visits China, we look at who might be interested in rocking the boat.
The Moggcast. Episode Two. Johnson is “an amazingly charismatic figure. He’s a leader. And that is so impressive about him.”
The Chancellor is opposing Government policy, he laments – before calling for more defence spending, and praising “wonderful, forthright, gutsy” Claire Perry.
The former adviser to George Osborne and David Davis is joined by our own assistant editor on a panel discussing who will succeed Theresa May, and when.
The Foreign Secretary has lots going for him, but he might find it very hard indeed to win the prize that he covets.
The new rules require rebels to strike openly and in strength. Trying to get around them and do things the old-fashioned way… doesn’t work.
Charismatic, Oxbridge-educated, hailed as the man of destiny – is it too late for Johnson to learn from Portillo’s failure?
Such a generational shift in peacetime is remarkable, and strengthens the case for a member of a recent intake to succeed the Prime Minister.
WATCH: Leadership talk is due to “a combination of too much sun and too much warm prosecco”, says Lidington
Voters “want politicians to…deal with the real problems that people in this country are facing”.
Detoxifying the Party never meant moving to the left – this year’s manifesto was well to the left economically of anything we advocated.
It sounds as if either the newspapers or some MPs aren’t entirely sure in their grasp of the Party’s procedures.