There is much to be said for incremental reform, but too much caution can tip over into a failure to act boldly.
Posts Tagged: Michael Howard MP
Johnson’s first biographer confesses to feelings of bemusement, even incredulity, at the recent turn of events.
Profile: David Lidington – the Tory loyalist diverging from his leader over Brexit. And now tipped as her successor.
At the heart of May’s operation, this staunch Conservative is now mulling potential ways to a second referendum with Labour MPs.
Plus: Trump v Sanders? Beckett’s report: smell the ostrich dung. And: I have never used poppers.
As speculation about his successors rises, the Prime Minister’s authority will diminish. MPs will seek to impress their future boss, not their current one.
“So you don’t arrive at a decision because you’re a barrister and therefore you favour the bar or because you’re a solicitor and therefore you favour the solicitors’ firms.”
Mind you, Heath’s Law probably applies: “The next election will resemble the last election more closely than most people believe.”
Who are Conservative Friends of Israel? A profile of the Conservative Party’s most populous grouping
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Conservative Friends of Israel is an influential affiliate group of the Conservative Party which… Read more »
What is the Cornerstone group? Matthew Barrett profiles the socially conservative Tory backbench group
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter My series profiling the backbench groups of Tory MPs has so far mainly featured groups… Read more »
As selected by BBC1’s Daily Politics, including the first appearances of Michael Howard and David Cameron as Leaders of the… Read more »
Michael Brown has written a thought-provoking piece for The Independent. One of his most interesting observations is this: "Assuming a… Read more »
The Government was sensationally and splendidly defeated yesterday in the House of Commons. A Liberal Democrat motion backed by the… Read more »
Yesterday Home Secretary Jacqui Smith made a statement on the twelve arrests that took place in the North West of… Read more »