One of the high points of his premiership.
Posts Tagged: Sport
The effect of the so-called Bosman ruling would be to create a revolting stagnation of the English, Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish leagues.
He left Londoners not only smiling with our memories of the most successful international sporting tournaments of our time but also leaves an impressive physical legacy for our city:
Iain Dale: Vote Leave should stop fretting about Farage – who’s likely to be a better debater than Boris or Gove.
Plus: Hooligans shame the name of West Ham. Team Corbyn spins the local elections. And: Is Ruth Davidson actually Alec Douglas-Home in disguise?
Meanwhile, and on a happier note, Timothy Kirkhope has finally steered the Passenger Name Records (PNR) legislation through the Parliament.
Fraser Raleigh: Politicians failed the Hillsborough victims and their families. It must never happen again.
Too many conservatives allowed their judgement to be clouded by prejudice and inherent trust in the authorities.
In no place has the assault on masculinity been more prevalent, more zealously pursued and more enthusiastically executed, than in our schools.
Iain Dale: The task of Leave campaigners now is to come together, unite – and fight the campaign of their lives.
Plus: The ludicrous Evan Harris. My broken mobile. The menace of TTIP. The smears of Yvette Cooper. And: why Polly Toynbee swiftly changed the subject.
The sector is good for the economy, as well as for the soul.
“Wales has the potential to be a powerhouse too.”
The Tory campaign in 1966 was not a success, but neither was it a complete failure. Heath’s warnings of economic troubles ahead were vindicated as early as July.
This book, by a three-time Tory candidate, records a troupe who represent ”a type of true Conservatism, for they represent at once permanence and improvement”.
If all but one of them shy away from even debating the issues in a public forum, what chance do we have?
The Government is right to dismiss 38 Degrees’ attempt to spam it with BBC feedback, but better rules could sideline such efforts permanently.
It’s not just about money but also the right location.