And here’s the thing: Banks knew it. Farage knew it. But they didn’t care. Their primary objective was to be seen to lead the campaign, not to win it.
Posts Tagged: Suzanne Evans
Plus: John Rees-Evans’s bizarrre views. May’s flourishing line in jokes. Trump’s chances of winning. And: let Article 50 be put to a vote in Parliament and let’s get on with it.
Plus: Osborne – terrible at predictions but brilliant at quizzes. The Brexiteers sweep the Select Committee board. And: all the very best to Nick Boles.
It’s hard to imagine Conservative MEPs behaving the same way – Charles Tannock, for example, clocking, say, Geoffrey Van Orden.
I quiz David Davis. I speak for freedom. And: I will not back down over our book about Hillsborough by Norman Bettison.
It’s letting Labour off the hook and exposing itself to Conservative counter-attack. Is SNP-style phalanx discipline essential to nationalist success?
Yet another faction fight is being won by a combination of rulebook brutality and clumsy errors.
With the departure of their leader, and the Leave victory achieved, the “People’s Army” is turning its eyes to new voters and new messages.
Plus: Schengen should be suspended. The doctors’ strike is a disgrace. A cow is more likely to kill you than a shark. And: Gove could develop into a fine Conservative leader.
Iain Dale: We’re told that we must take politics out of the NHS. But why on earth would we want to do that?
Plus: Zac’s chances, Jarvis’s speech, Stuart Ramsay’s great scoop. And: how long can it be before Carswell and Evans re-join the Conservatives?
The contrast with the waxing fortunes of the SNP illustrates the importance of knowing when to pass the torch.
Plus: The UKIP London Mayoralty selection – latest rumours and plots.
Plus: A return to Fleet Street. A venture to Edinburgh. West Ham win, David Laws loses. And: UKIP’s London members will have no say in the selection of its Mayoral Candidate.
The party’s head of policy sets out its case.
Who are the officials, advisers, strategists, donors and communicators who are set to decide what UKIP says and does over the course of the General Election?