Hear from the former chief executive of Vote Leave and co-founder of the TaxPayers’ Alliance about Brexit, the fiscal crisis and forthcoming political battles.
Posts Tagged: Matthew Elliott
The second piece in our mini-series on the road to Brexit explores the challenges which the anti-EU movement overcame to survive and then thrive.
The Politics of And. Securing the Majority. 4) Getting more Conservatives appointed to public bodies
In government under Cameron, Francis Maude and his SpAds helped to make a difference. Time to call in Baroness Finn to hold a review.
Whilst his ministerial reshuffle has been making the headlines, the Prime Minister’s back-office appointments may be just as important to the fate of his government.
His campaign was slow to start, and sometimes misfired. But he found his voice, is part of a Johnson future – and is back on the up.
It would increase our power to control freedom of movement, plus our laws and finances – and deliver on the referendum result.
Daniel Hannan: That Brexit film works as drama. But it doesn’t as history. I should know. I was there.
The real flaw in Graham’s film was the implication that Vote Leave won by turning the European question into something else.
And here’s the thing: Banks knew it. Farage knew it. But they didn’t care. Their primary objective was to be seen to lead the campaign, not to win it.
The Times tips him to be put in charge of reforming the campaign machine, but he’d be perfectly suited to implement ConservativeHome’s proposed outreach programme.
42 per cent and no majority 3) May should send for winners, having not won herself – and call in the Vote Leave team.
On the anniversary of the EU referendum, the party leadership needs an audit of what went wrong this month, and a plan for the Tory future in this Parliament.
Tina Stowell: The question that voters are asking in this election is – who’s with us, and who’s against us?
Last June’s Brexit vote had less to do with EU membership than a wider discontent with how Britain is governed.
WATCH: “I mean…mmm…er…but, I think…you know…” Blair’s response when challenged to accept the EU referendum result.
The question is put to him by Matthew Elliott of the Legatum Institute, formerly the CEO of Vote Leave.
The most ominous portent for a second poll is that the No campaign has collapsed. It needs rebooting urgently.
The then Prime Minister’s deal was scarely mentioned by either campaign during the referendum – but had a decisive effect on the result none the less.
Almost six months on from the EU referendum, we present a mini-series on five people who helped to shape the result.