When a ‘right-wing’ politician is nominated for a plaque, it is almost bound to be controversial with ‘the left’. Tories are much more generous.
Posts Tagged: Michael Foot
His reforms will cripple his MPs and are a posthumous triumph for Tony Benn’s belief in extra-Parliamentary action.
The Electoral Reform Society calculates that a tiny change in votes would have given May a bare majority last spring. But how much difference would this have made?
When I wrote on this website last year that we should not underestimate him, some ridiculed my argument. Now we have to educate a new generation about the dangers of Labour.
Jamie Whyte: The Conservatives didn’t win because they rejected Thatcher’s beliefs – a small state and free markets
The “modernisers” think that people with clear principles are cranks. In five years, they may find themselves queuing for food at their local Red Star state supermarket.
Simon Tilbrook: I’m a lifelong Labour supporter and an arch-Remainer. Here’s why I’m voting Conservative.
Corbyn is unfitted to public office of any sort. All sensible Labour folk know it, but many cannot currently bring themselves to say it outright.
Iain Duncan Smith: Why we need a visionary prospectus for this election – not a mass of details and tactical ploys
I feel we have gone too far in publishing and overly political manifestos which make it difficult to govern subsequently.
Rebecca Coulson: Beware wanting to surrender democracy. For once you’ve done so, you may not get it back.
Only in a place or time where you hadn’t witnessed the effects on people of a lack of choice might you be willing to countenance it yourself.
The Prime Minister brought the House down by pointing out that the Labour leader does not wear a proper suit.
Corbyn’s farce may be good for the Conservative leadership – and fun for this site – but it is thoroughly bad for Britain.
Sunder Katwala: Corbyn may offer the Tories a new opportunity with minority voters – but that’s no cause for complacency
The next election may see increasingly distinct pitches from each of the parties towards sections of the latter.
The West Bromwich MP, who condemned Blair for leading Labour into the desert of pragmatism, may deliver the party from Corbyn.
Interview: Ken Clarke – “The Greeks have made it impossible, unless they come up with some brilliant solution, to stay in the Euro.”
“The Cameroons” are wrong to view Tony Blair as “the Master”. It was “a pity” to move Michael Gove, and the EU referendum will not heal Tory divisions on Europe.
Plus: A present for Jacqui Smith. In memory of Constance Henriette Dale. I am reviving my blog. And finally: A truly disgusting reference to vibrators.
The Speaker sounded like a petulant schoolmaster, but was right to try to restrain the Prime Minister.