All three PMs did about as well as anyone could in the circumstances, and all three, so far as one can see, are doomed.
Posts Tagged: Prime Minister
From Walpole to Johnson, the rude, original vigour of the Prime Minister and the Commons have survived
A new study by Anthony Seldon of the office of Prime Minister gives too little credit to the many among its 55 holders whom he dismisses as failures.
A new volume of essays puts special advisers in historical context, and suggests the Cabinet has been marginalised by a succession of over-mighty PMs.
Ben Houchen: The Budget. On Wednesday, Sunak must hear the voice of the North – and kickstart a new era of job creation.
The “Red Wall” communities in my area overwhelmingly backed Johnson in the last election, and it’s essential that the faith they put in him is returned.
Profile: Tony Blair. Zealous, unrepentant and driven – the leader who took us to war in Iraq is reborn as our saviour from the pandemic.
It is hard to find any precedent for the path that he has chosen. What furies drive him? Why this frantic activity?
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.
Dale’s new volume of brief lives of all 55 Prime Ministers since 1721 brings only some of them to life.
Johnson’s troops are issuing declarations of intent in public. His success will depend on his ability to learn from mistakes.
Gary Sambrook: The Government is delivering on its promises to reform Britain’s broken immigration system
People were tired of MPs talking tough, and delivering little change. But all that has changed with the Home Secretary’s new measures.
An excellent book about the Prime Minister has just been published. Unfortunately it is in German.
The UK can and should achieve its ambitious emissions reductions targets. But it will only get there by making the most of all energy sources and technologies.
The PM decided to prioritise education and employment, and that was the best choice, he says.
A national effort led by the Government is required to clear the backlog of operations and treatments. We can do this.
We should be aggressively backing UK manufacturing, science and green tech as a key plank of our recovery.
Andy Street: NHS staff have invoked the Blitz spirit during these times. They must be rewarded for their gallantry.
As Lord Ashcroft wrote recently for ConservativeHome, the George Cross would be the best way to honour our heroes.