Speaking to many donors at the Birmingham hustings on Saturday, I found that the Foreign Secretary’s quiet assurances were more attractive to them.
“Spot on” policy questions to Johnson and Hunt in Birmingham yesterday showed Tory activists as they really are.
Tempting as it might be to blame Brexit, it has only revealed the problem, the roots of which stretch back long before 2016.
The Foreign Secretary has got tough with devocrats pursuing their own foreign policy, whilst his predecessor picks up several endorsements from Scottish and Welsh MPs.
My experience – mastering those detailed briefs, winning support, driving through reform – leaves me in the best position to achieve Brexit.
A general election is rolling down the tracks. And he is the man best placed to see off Corbyn and Farage.
Despite polarisation on Brexit, there is more agreement among voters than often appears – and therefore more cause for optimism.
He is a candidate who offers radical yet practical solutions in the short-term and has the best chance to bring back a focus on unity and traditional Conservative values.
None of what follows is impossible and, if there is a common thread, it is the self-interest of MPs in avoiding an election before leaving the EU.
“No infrastructure on the border, because I believe passionately in that. It is necessary for our Union.”
My minority report, unlike the majority one of the Women’s and Equality Committee, respects the province’s devolution settlement.
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The EU has already opened the door to starting discussions about such alternative arrangements the minute that the Withdrawal Agreement is approved.
Blaming the system for our predicament is at best a cop-out, and worst an attempt to distract from the fact that MPs are abrogating their responsibility.
If she insists on a functioning Assembly before a no-deal Brexit, why on earth would Sinn Fein oblige her?