It was May’s best conference speech as Conservative leader. But her One Nation pitch could be too late to save her.
Posts Tagged: Neil Kinnock
“Our economy is very different from Norway”, she explains as she demurs from Lord Kinnock’s proposals.
Caroline Slocock says the first woman Prime Minister, whose downfall she witnessed, deserves the admiration rather than the contempt of feminists.
We need to make it clear that not just harassment and using prostitutes but sexist jokes and extra-marital affairs are completely unacceptable.
To help win a new generation of young voters, the Conservatives need a new Swinton College – or a modern equivalent
It was the brainchild of Rab Butler, set up to educate Tory members. 54,000 Conservative activists, agents and other students took courses.
Nick Hillman: Students, the election and our poll. More than half say they will vote Labour. And they still want to punish the LibDems.
They are willing to support the Corbyn leadership even though they expect it to break a similar tuition fees promise to that broken by Nick Clegg.
John Major secured more votes than any other Prime Minister in unpromising circumstances – but ‘stretching the elastic of democracy’ would cost the Party dearly.
Their final attempt to prevent Brexit is undemocratic and destined to fail.
Lewis Baston: Westland – the Heseltine resignation row that rocked Thatcher, 30 years ago this month
Rows, plots, leaks, secret deals, an inquiry, debates in Parliament and the loss of the Defence Secretary – all over “a company with a capitalisation of only £30 million”.
Thatcher’s biographer captures the extreme precariousness of her position even as she confounded the Left and scored some of her greatest triumphs.
The West Bromwich MP, who condemned Blair for leading Labour into the desert of pragmatism, may deliver the party from Corbyn.
Also: Kendall and Kinnock turn fire on Corbyn; Burnham confirms support for contesting Ulster elections; and former Tory MEP passes on.
To The Point returns to Labour’s past leadership elections.
Unlike every other victorious Labour leadership candidate of the past 30 years, he drew most of his support from party members and MPs.
Labour voters in Douglas Alexander’s seat are furious at being treated as “a second-class nation” and “bullied” during the referendum.