Unless there is a significant increase in women MPs at the 2015 general election, we will need to look at this issue in detail, and all options should be on the table.
Posts Tagged: Thatcher
Iain Dale: Sarah Wollaston wants to know what others would have done about Nigel Evans. Here’s my answer.
Plus: Nigel and the whips. Why Peter Oborne believes that I am Nostradamus. Lord Steel must have heard the Cyril Smith rumours. And: Two Thatchers & Two Queens.
Lord Lexden: 35 years ago today, Airey Neave was murdered – and the course of British politics changed
Had Margaret Thatcher’s Shadow Northern Ireland Secretary lived, Unionism might have been revived throughout the United Kingdom.
As in 1983, the choice is is stark: either to continue progress towards recovery, or to follow extreme and damaging Labour policies
Voters detect, in expressions like “hard-working families”, an intolerable bogusness.
The Conservatives must be for something, not against everything – and thus follow in the footsteps of their greatest post-war election winner.
Mind you, Heath’s Law probably applies: “The next election will resemble the last election more closely than most people believe.”
Mandela’s co-Peace Prize winner defends the former Prime Minister in today’s Times.
Plus: Same-sex marriages on Tebbit’s birthday. Puffed-up Sir Ian Kennedy. Publish, Rob Wilson, publish! And: Why I’m a fat bastard.
When it comes to South Africa and Thatcher, some Labour MPs are touting politics, not history.
The Centre will celebrate Lady Thatcher’s life and achievements, and look to the future, educating a new generation at home and abroad about her values.
Mandela was slowly purified into one of the great icons of the human imagination: the man who is not defeated by suffering, but triumphs over it.
The Tories may win the war on welfare, but if they lose the war on poverty, it could well prove to be a hollow and very short-lived victory.
To the genuine conservative the negative effects of globalisation are sometimes indistinguishable from what we feared about socialism.
I would like to encourage all ConHome readers to help us give the great lady a lasting legacy in her home town.