A new study by Anthony Seldon of the office of Prime Minister gives too little credit to the many among its 55 holders whom he dismisses as failures.
Plus: Publishing diaries – do you keep in all the salacious details, or take some out to avoid upsetting people? Sasha Swire takes route one.
History shows that they can usually weather health crises, and we hope and trust we shall soon see this one restored to his normal vigour.
“We shouldn’t be frightened of being a great nation, and nor should the United States.” Plus: the state of the leadership race.
In his new book he sets out to rescue those virtues from the mockery inflicted on them in the 20th century.
Two cheers for a measure that, though mostly about managing, dividing and taming popular opinion, remains a reforming landmark.