“Spot on” policy questions to Johnson and Hunt in Birmingham yesterday showed Tory activists as they really are.
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A run-off between him and Johnson would risk being seen as a continuation of the “psychodrama” between the two men.
There’s little evidence from the history of either main party to suggest that it has counted much to date electorally – if at all.
The present election will turn on whether MPs and activists put national popularity before ideological soundness.
The contest may or may not produce a Snow White. But statistically, there are bound to be more than seven dwarves.
There are at least four big obstacles to any plan to crown him leader. And there’s no sign that he has endorsed it, anyway.
After Brexit has been concluded this will be a key challenge for the Conservatives as the Party of law and order. Political correctness must not get in the way of effective policing.
And, late in the day, the Prime Minister bows to our advice, and rushes on to Marr, today, to make the case for her new proposals.
Conservative Progress is engaging and training up the activists who will help deliver future election victories for our Party.
The most important lesson we took away from Bill Bratton’s New York office during the 1990s was all about co-ordination.
P.S: Only one Tory Prime Minister in recent years was “taken down” by Tory MPs. Clue: it was neither Major nor Cameron.
Improving the situation means not only holding the police to greater account, but behaving more responsibly ourselves.
We have our reservations about the Foreign Secretary, but concede that he alone, of those Ministers who spoke this week, made the Tory message sing.
John Deben: Weak leadership, catastrophic decisions. The appeasement of reactionaries over Brexit has betrayed Heath’s legacy
He wouldn’t have let Cash and Fox, Johnson and Rees-Mogg seize the agenda. He would have fought Farage’s populism as he fought that of Powell.
Upholding the rule of law in the capital by defeating moped crime would be a good start.