Ever since his days as a Thatcherite firebrand at Exeter University, this Tory of Asian descent has believed in a tough, meritocratic conservatism.
Posts Tagged: Sajid Javid MP
From Reggie to Dessie: “Lynton had a seizure on hearing the news, and spent 24 hours in one of those restraining units”
The aftershock of Cameron’s bombshell. Plus: Two Bobs and the slivovitz. John Hayes in a Wheelie Bin. And: Richard III – Vaz’s part in his downfall.
If the contest takes place soon, it is set to be an Andy Warhol Leadership Election – in which some of the potential contenders will be famous for 15 minutes.
Theresa’s May’s total falls for the third month running, and Sajid Javid is third.
The Chancellor displaces IDS, who had occupied the top-spot for the previous three months.
Liam Fox is up to fourth.
The Culture Secretary and the Mayor illustrate the contours of two parallel, yet contrasting, leadership offers.
Pretending that recent events have nothing to do with Islam is fooling no-one, and driving scared people into the arms of extremists.
On this and much else, the son of a bus driver from Pakistan is more likely to deliver than the former stockbroker from Sevenoaks.
The Culture Secretary was speaking at the launch of my new film society.
Includes five jobshare posts, and returns to the front bench for Ken Clarke, Liam Fox, Tom Watson…and Emily Thornberry.
The Home Secretary’s broadside made her the clear winner among party members.
We have named four – IDS, Grayling, Gove and Hammond. The Times cites Letwin. Javid has said that he’s not afraid of Britain leaving.
Boris Johnson is the runner-up.
The Home Secretary is second, and Gove wins plaudits among the write-ins.