Many voters – Leave and Remain – appreciate his spirit of boldness, and want to move on from past divisions, not reopen them. There are opportunities to be grasped.
But Major’s Back to Basics disaster shows how badly wrong the attempt to provide moral leadership can go.
They will debate. They may even ask the Commons to look again. But the Bill will pass.
Plus: I tip him as Brexit Secretary, and just look what happens next.
It’s time for Vote Leave to stop putting this progress in danger.
The energies of this unknown but highly influential figure, Cameron’s right-hand man for the last decade, are bent on the EU renegotiation.
The early training that David Cameron and his team received in the Conservative Research Department proved decisive.
In his monthly column, the leader of Britain’s Conservative MEPs explains how Vicky Ford and Kay Swinburne will play a crucial role.
The Leader of the House of Lords recalls in this interview how John Major benefited from being pelted with eggs, but was then trapped in “a medieval torture chamber”.