Which candidate can devise and push through the policies needed to unite the Tory shires with the Leave voters of the north?
He is the only candidate who can further the work of the project to which Esther McVey and I are so committed.
It’s so much more than charity: it bolsters our diplomacy and nurtures trading partners and military allies around the world.
This is a contribution to the debate – now let’s see what the candidates offer during the week ahead.
He is one of the few middle-ranking Ministers who, while others were fleeing for the hills, girded himself up – and went out to fight for May’s Brexit deal.
There are clearly dangers in accepting the terms set out by green activists – who essentially argue that we can only protect the environment by slowing growth.
Esther McVey with the support of MPs from across the party is refreshing and renewing the project.
At the same time, my research shows some of the hurdles any theoretical new movement will have to cross if it is to survive contact with reality.
The Taxpayers’ Alliance is right to demand responsible stewardship of valuable resources. But we should not mess with the aid rules.
Security, cohesion, integration, solidarity: all are intangible. But we pay – literally – to gain them. Why single out self-government?
Ultimately, it is economic growth not traditional aid which will support the growing populations of the developing world.
Magufuli talks of the ‘harmful effects of birth control’ and attacks women using contraception as ‘lazy’, but we give £45 million to boost family planning in his nation.
An open letter to Penny Mordaunt, the Secretary of State for International Development.
Plus: When The Sun doesn’t shine and the Home Office doesn’t work. P.S: In solidarity with the former Waitrose food magazine editor, I will eat steak.
At the moment, we are treading water and appear to be relying on popular support for Brexit, and the threat of Corbyn, to keep us in office.