Foreign policy is rarely at the centre of our politics, but the electorate are now likely to judge potential leaders in part on their stance towards the Kremlin.
That’s unlikely to deter hardcore Remainers from egging Juncker et al on. But will it persuade Labour to stop working with Brussels against the UK negotiating position?
In trying to maximise the Party’s vote share, it’s essential that a proper audit of these barriers takes place (and others will no doubt think of some I have missed).
At best, people don’t think about the issue. But as soon as they do, they overwhelmingly support the ban. A vote would have been hugely damaging.
Fresh research bolsters ConservativeHome’s case for a new Chairman and urgent Party reform – and offers a glimmer of hope.
The allegations are dreadful, and must be dealt with, but the grim truth is that few people will be surprised by them.
Most Labour voters think their party should support strike action if pay demands are not met, and most voters think private sector wages are higher.
YouGov characterises those people who think democracy is more important than money as “extremists”.
There are many seats in London that are also C1/C2 heavy: it is just that they are outer London seats.
If turnout matches 2015 it would be 78; if it matches the EU referendum just 52; or if everyone votes as they say they will, it climbs to 96.
But if turnout stays the same as the 2015 General Election, it could well be higher.
It remains highly likely that Emmanuel Macron will beat Marine Le Pen. But France’s growing euroscepticism should not be ignored.
It’s unsurprising that she’s aware of this.
It’s possible to accept all the arguments suggesting that it’s sensible for us to do so – but still feel morally queasy.
Will he make America great again? What is more important – jobs or building the wall? And why do Democrats think Hillary lost?