Grieve behaved with the prudence of the Grand Old Duke of York, but suggested everyone has gone mad.
Posts Tagged: Neville Chamberlain
Ministers like Amber Rudd have great difficulty finding able SpAds because the Conservative Research Department, which used to train them, has been destroyed.
The work done in partnership with Baldwin, and by Chamberlain alone after 1937, gave Britain some of the best welfare services in the world.
Bonar Law’s words in 1922 apply to the present leader: “The party elects a leader, and that leader chooses the policy, and if the party does not like it, they have to get another leader.”
His new thriller is readable, but lets the British Prime Minister and Establishment of 1938 off far too lightly.
Supporters of a new pro-free trade think-tank will be told that Tories are all behind them in principle. But…
And those that never were, such as 1978, 1991 and 2007. Prime Ministers tend to make the opposite error to that of their predecessors.
The columnist Steve Richards examines the rise of the modern demagogues, and their eventual, inevitable failure.
She has expressed admiration for Joe, the ambitious social reformer and staunch unionist, but his sons have their own lessons to teach.
As the Commons prepares to debates the effects of Brexit on these rights, here’s the story of how the Party has supplied them from Peel through to Cameron.
The ideal is all the more necessary in a polity in which a plurality of just 30-something percent can win you virtually untrammelled power.
Caroline Squire: Joe Chamberlain. Inspiration to Theresa May, founder of a dynasty – and my great-great-grandfather
It was the closeness of the family in Joe’s era that led critics to calling them ‘the clique’ – a toast that we still make today in their honour.
Lewis Baston: How a centrist Tory leader won a landslide victory over left-wing Labour – 80 years ago tomorrow
Nearly every observer expected the same result – a Conservative win with a reduced majority. This as found to be in error when the votes were counted.
Hague’s great achievement. The 20th anniversary of the Disability Discrimination Act takes place next week.
It deserves to be honoured as part of the great tradition of Conservative social reforming legislation.
Stalin accused him of spying for Churchill and locked him up.