Johnson’s task is to hire the right people and back them as long as they are getting things done, no matter who they offend in the process.
Posts Tagged: Stanley Baldwin
He should be scrutinised as fiercely as he himself scrutinised Delors as a journalist 30 years ago.
Only one in three Party members, according to our poll, are unambiguously lined up behind the idea.
Alistair Lexden: The origins of One Nation – now in fashion once again within the Conservative Party
If Boris Johnson now gives real political substance to what has become an overused catch-phrase, he will recreate the Tories in the image of “ Honest Stan” Baldwin.
Here is a Tory Democrat who with sublime impertinence has stolen the socialists’ clothes.
“The work done in partnership with Baldwin, and by Chamberlain alone after 1937, gave Britain some of the best welfare services in the world.”
We regularly describe ourselves as a broad church – and correctly so. Any alignment with the Brexit Party would see that width of appeal narrowed.
Last night’s policy announcement live on Facebook was a first experiment in new ways for the Government to communicate its message.
What he detests is less liberalism than democracy, and the obstacle it poses to Russian foreign policy objectives.
Alan Mak: Conservatism 4.0 – We must ensure that no-one is left behind by the Fourth Industrial Revolution
The second article in a three-part series explaining why adapting to a society and economy shaped by technology is key.
Jesse Norman: Conservatism, the party leadership, and the future of our country. Why I am considering standing.
If you believe in this idea of conservatism; if you want new faces at the table; if you share these ambitions, then please say so.
History shows that One Nation Conservatism, once espoused by Powell and Macleod, need not be wet.
A new biography of the ruthless, devious, vulgar, brilliant newspaperman who in 1940 became Minister of Aircraft Production.
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.
Joan Seccombe and Fiona Hodgson: This year, we celebrate the founding of the oldest women’s political organisation in the world
Two former Conservative Women’s Organisation Chairmen on its centenary – “predating Labour’s Women’s Network by six decades”.