Johnson should be allowed to build a legacy with special projects – provided he agrees to big savings elsewhere. There is plenty of scope.
Posts Tagged: New Labour
Emily Carver: The Government’s plan to make exams easier will be devastating for this country’s education system
The Department of Education wants to address school disruption by “reducing pressure” on students.
Oborne condemns Johnson as a liar – and cannot understand why many voters believe the Prime Minister is telling the truth
This book exemplifies the addiction to indignant moralising which blinds so many political commentators to the true nature of their own country.
It’s time for sensible, conservative action to protect the vulnerable – and allow the majority a safe flutter.
Plus: Will Javid come back? Will Boris Island fly? Hazzer, formerly the Duke of Sussex. And: an ice bath in a Scandi forest.
New Labour’s project of divesting power from the Commons cannot be reversed unless MPs are prepared to take up those responsibilities again.
Neil O’Brien: There are still weeks to go, but for backbenchers like me, campaign 2019 feels much, much better than 2017
The campaign feels better run, including online. People massively prefer Boris Johnson to Corbyn. The question is whether it is enough
Nicky Morgan: Our One Nation group of MPs is fighting back against an attempt to hijack the Conservative Party
We are not a party within a party. We simply want to remind our fellow citizens that there are Conservative MPs who want to heal, not perpetuate, divisions.
New Labour’s legacy is alive and well. When it trouble, don’t accept responsibility. Instead, blame someone else.
Obama’s EU referendum intervention didn’t help deliver a Remain result for Cameron. It’s not clear that the Government has learned from the experience.
Rayner’s new proposals would mean that the progress we have seen over the last eight years would be sacrificed – and it is our kids that would pay the price.
A generation of voters is coming of age with no memory of Iraq. They could grant him a new place in the history books – or even the Government.
Iain Duncan Smith: In office, I worked to tackle the roots of poverty. My new mission is to deal with those of low productivity.
The Centre for Social Justice, which I am now chairing once again, is turning its attention to the quality of growth and jobs.
There’s a whiff of the apocalypse in reports from Labour’s karaoke party on Tuesday night. Are old songs all the moderates can offer?
If the former Prime Minister thinks it so important that voters have space to reflect and reconsider, why did he not fight for a less punishing exit mechanism in 2007?