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.
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.