New Labour’s project of divesting power from the Commons cannot be reversed unless MPs are prepared to take up those responsibilities again.
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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?
New ideas in familiar packages remains by far the most likely, if less exciting, result of this post-Brexit upheaval.
From the perspective of 1997, a description of current events would seem like the ravings of a lunatic.
The Labour Party only has to look to Scotland to see what happens when the centre-left looks like part of the establishment.
They are touching the same sensitive spot that makes the public go gooey as Blair touched – in the same way, but with different lines.
Voters should remember the damage that the Blair and Brown-led governments are responsible for.