Our Executive Editor notes that while Opposition MPs continue to criticise the failings of their Party, they still haven’t actually done anything about it.
Posts Tagged: Mark Wallace
If overcome by the belief that Putin bought the referendum, our advice is to lie down in a dark room until the feeling goes away.
Claiming that there’s only one acceptable way of thinking about anything sets us rolling down a slippery slope towards destruction.
LISTEN: Wallace – Bercow’s refusal to step aside while bullying allegations are investigated risks harming Parliament
In response, Lord Hain dismisses the alleged incidents as “an office row”, and suggests the scandal is motivated by political disagreement.
“Are you seriously saying we should not have a system that checks whether people are legitimately in this country?” our Executive Editor asks the Guardian columnist.
It may be useful to ask how the Environment Secretary would handle problems confronting other Cabinet Ministers. Consider the case of knife and gun crime.
WATCH: “This is the year 2018. British Jews feel the need to protest against antisemitism…in a party on the frontline of British politics”
ConservativeHome’s Mark Wallace argues Corbyn’s Labour opponents were wrong to allow him the excuse of being “a decent man” who was simply misguided.
Unless we find a way to win over those in their forties, thirties and younger, we will have an even bigger problem at the next election.
Wanted: a grand bargain with voters, whereby some rises at the top end are traded off for others nearer the bottom.
WATCH: Wallace: “In the best case scenario, Corbyn turned a blind eye to a whole series of very nasty people”
Our Executive Editor discusses the allegations that the Labour leader and other MPs met with Communist spies during the Cold War.
If you don’t like what the Treasury’s up to, criticise the Chancellor, who’s accountable for it – not those who work for him, who aren’t.
We wish the new Party Chairman well. But if you want to know what he’s up against, just follow the money.
In the short-term, throwing everything at target seats makes sense. Over the longer, it is a recipe for weak outreach, social media failure and falling membership.
Gone is the Conservative certainty of reducing taxes to promote businesses’ own investment and growth.
Peter Franklin: Introducing GovOpposition. How the Tories can reinvent themselves in office. And who’s doing it best.
While the responsibilities of government must be shouldered, there’s no doubting the need for a time of renewal – one as profound as in any period of opposition.
Nicky Morgan: Why I’m proud to be a mutineer – or, rather, to be striving to improve the EU Withdrawal Bill
Those who try to label and bully us will only make us stronger. And their attempts to do so say more about them than us.