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Posts Tagged: Lord Ashcroft
In the wake of Johnson’s deal, the Government must balance its plan for Northern Ireland with strengthening “our precious Union” – all four parts of it.
The eerie atmosphere at this conference is the calm in a party which wants to come back together.
Never before has so much material been assembled from such a wealth of sources about the Leader of the House.
Lord Ashcroft: My Northern Ireland polling. Six out of ten voters there accept the backstop. But only one in five Unionists do so.
More broadly, there is a lead for Irish unification of 46 per cent to 45 per cent – a statistical tie.
We should measure the success of our aid programmes by the good we achieve, not simply by the amount of money we spend.
A No Deal Brexit. “It’s not going to be the end of the world. But it’s not going to be a walk in the park either.”
Since the Government believes the Yellowhammer leak details are out of date, it should publish an up-to-date assessment as soon as possible.
Johnson’s August 4) Who would run an election campaign? After yesterday’s Government defeat, the question is pressing.
If the campaign management were outsourced, as recently, who would take it on? And if it weren’t, could CCHQ really cope?
The evidence suggests that what would most improve this terminal score is delivering Brexit – not a new leader.
The GATT XXIV plan – and why Brexiteers should pay the EU the compliment of taking its negotiating stance seriously.
Leavers insist correctly that the EU is a political project first and foremost. Which helps to explain why this scheme is unlikely to fly.
Lord Ashcroft: What my focus groups of wavering Conservative voters told me about the Tory leadership contest
For most in our groups, the strongest candidates were Johnson, Hunt and Javid, though Stewart had also stuck in several people’s minds.
The most successful are those who can put their values to work and build a broad coalition, rather than exploit divisions.
Lord Ashcroft: My EU election poll. Most former Tory voters say they will stay with their new party at the next election.
Exploring how people voted in last week’s election, why they did so, and when they made up their mind is instructive.
Lord Ashcroft: Breeding lions for slaughter in South Africa. What Gove must do to help stamp out this cruel practice.
My undercover investigation exposed a disgusting and abusive practice which shames South Africa – and, by extension, all of us.
Lord Ashcroft: “There’s not going to be a single Democrat that can go toe-to-toe with the President.” My interview with Kayleigh McEnany.
Trump’s press secretary sets out how the President intends to run his re-election campaign in 2020.