In which I go campaigning with Grant Shapps’s brainchild, which has mobilised thousands of activists who would probably not have joined their local associations.
Posts Tagged: Sir John Major
Continuing to serve would demonstrate commitment to public service as a vocation, and allow future Governments to draw on his expertise and experience.
Gove’s drive to extend to the state sector the freedoms enjoyed by fee-paying schools should be extended to allow academic selection.
Major’s success was the polling companies’ failure. This time, Cameron must deliver more.
Our democracy is manufacturing its own ghosts at the banquet.
Plus: Charlie Hebdo and 7/7. Mildenhall’s closure: a garden city opportunity? More bad news for the Bow Group. And: I ditch the Telegraph for the Times.
Some of our best-known artists lean to the left. But there’s a strong case for the claim that we are the real party of culture.
Dear Prime Minister, here is a way to save your country and your party.
“They’re anti-policics. They’re anti-foreigner. They’re anti-immigrant. They’re anti-aid…That’s the negativity of the four-ale bar”.
Lord Callanan or Peter Lilley would be strong choices
How do we enter once again into the truly global market and diplomatic scene? My new paper for the Freedom Association proposes some answers
While legitimate refugees risk their lives, bogus migrants get away with repeatedly breaking the law.
The question for you in this Open Letter is whether you will continue, develop and deepen that Conservative pledge to put human rights at the heart of foreign policy.
Plus: Hague, Hammond and the handling of Warsi. Able Joyce Anelay. Overlooked Rob Wilson. And: Ed Miliband – great company. I like him.
The Iron Curtain crumbled in Eastern Europe. De Klerk took power in South Africa. The birth of the internet loomed…and the beginning of the end loomed for Mrs Thatcher.