While Prime Minister, he channelled National Lottery money into sport, thereby avoiding a repetition of Britain’s humiliation at the 1996 Games.
Posts Tagged: Stephen Parkinson
Its future is not yet in the bag, but it has made a remarkably assured start. Much now depends on the genius of its editors.
Andrew Sharpe: Progressive Conservative Reformers 5) We must mine our history to inform our present and dominate our future
If we lack the self-confidence to defend our achievements, how do we seriously expect to be able take the fight to our opponents?
In all, there are 30 new entries in the whole list, one down on last year and two down on the 2016 record of 33.
A low-key event with an invited audience next week will explore how to apply lessons and methods from the Party’s past to its present and future.
May kept astride the Home Office tiger through relentless, grinding work and fearsome, dedicated SpAds. If Rudd can’t do the same, she risks being eaten.
Reshuffles, reorganisations, investigations – the Director General of the Propriety and Ethics Team in the Cabinet Office is always in on the action.
Iain Dale’s 100 most influential people on the Right 2017. May tops it. Davis is second. And Davidson third.
Who would have predicted that Gavin Barwell, having lost his seat and ministerial position, would climb 63 places to number seven?
Latest news from round the country.
The selections in the two Tory-held seats to date have both been won by women; and there is at least one woman on the shortlist of every such seat yet to select.
Exclusive. Aldershot, Chichester and Chester shortlist details. The man up against Farron. Latest selection news.
All the latest candidate selections, shortlists in key marginals and details of tonight’s contests.
His great achievement two years ago was to sever the head off the Liberal Democrat snake – and most of the body too. Now he must defang it again.
It’s predominately a tight-knit group of former staffers who’ve worked together before. No change there. But it has a more provincial and state school feel.
Leave EU v Vote Leave. Complex details, simple choice. Do you want a UKIP-flavoured Brexit campaign or not?
The sooner all concerned grasp this, the better.
We floated the scenario of her going for Brexit last week. Speculation about her intentions will grow. As will the pressure for Boris to make his mind up.