Rory Stewart’s pledge to bring security and conditions under control is welcome, but too narrow in scope.
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Next Tory Leader. Our Survey. Johnson dominates the table. He puts on ten points and leads by eighteen.
The pattern of results over many months suggests that the worse the position of the Conservatives, the better he does.
Aitken on the meaning of Easter: “We can all have second chances, little resurrections in our lives.”
The former Cabinet minister, who went to prison for perjury, explains why, as a prison chaplain, he is happier than he has ever been.
Rory Stewart: Corbyn is wrong about almost everything – but we can find common ground with him on Brexit
There are benefits to a cross-party deal. It will give businesses faith that the resulting deal will last through changes of government in the coming decades.
Next Tory Leader. It’s Johnson first, Raab second and Gove third in our first survey since May’s pledge to quit.
Next time round, we will try run-offs between some of the main candidates, which are a bit ovedue.
Such as: do you see Brexit as a help or a hindrance – and what’s your vision for our post-Leave country?
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: How the news of the Prime Minister’s departure reached the waiting press
Where Thatcher’s leadership once hung in the balance, May promised to go.
The prisons minister decides to “be bold” and says that, if it comes to it, MPs should be free to express their genuine preferences on what’s next for Brexit.
Several Ministers helped to see off the Government’s best hope of avoiding a full-on crisis in the Party – and perhaps of saving Brexit too.
Our survey. Next Tory leader – Johnson is top again. Here’s why he’s in pole position with minimum effort.
It is striking how little the former Foreign Secretary is doing to maintain his lead. Then again, he scarcely needs to stir – for the moment.
“It would be ridiculous to reject this opportunity for these uncertain and worse futures.”
Our goal is to build links between our Party and the Afghan diaspora, as well as stronger international connections.
Our survey. Next Tory leader. Stasis as Johnson carries on leading amidst little expectation of change.
Although the Prime Minister’s position is fragile, there is no sense of a contest in the offing any time soon.
Steven Edginton: The BBC’s Question Time last week. Abbott was the victim of her own rudeness – not of racism. As I saw at first-hand.
The only explanation I can find is that she mistakenly assumed I was just another Tory public school boy, to whom she did not need to bother giving the time of day.
The first department to need boosting post-March. The Treasury? Business? Transport? No: Northern Ireland.
The challenge to “our precious union” will be as much constitutional as economic – Deal, No Brexit…or No Deal especially.