The Conservative Party has long been the natural home of libertarians and classical liberals. That relationship might be about to get less comfortable.
Opinion polls which show Labour in contention cannot be reconciled with the public’s contempt for the party’s leader.
“The Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police has said that the Met is well resourced, and they are, and that they have very powerful counter-terrorism capabilities, and they do.”
Recent opinion polls which show Labour doing better bear little relation to what is happening on the ground.
Brexit magnifies the question of leadership, and is giving May a decisive advantage over Corbyn.
This Welsh seat contains some Corbyn enthusiasts, but a much larger number of determined non-voters.
The Conservative MP says that, while she “wouldn’t have used those terms”, what’s happened over the past week is just “a bit of a puff”.
It’s unsurprising that she’s aware of this.
We should take the opportunity to remind ourselves what real progress means and rededicate ourselves to its cause.
Her conservatism will likely combine undisguised contempt for the cultural left with a neo-statist economic policy.
The prime minister will be judged not only on her response to Brexit, but also on her response to the threats we face — and the relationship between the two.
I can’t accept that I’m ‘me’ because, say, I’m a woman – above and beyond all the undefinable intricacies that constitute my self.
Reading the Counter-Terrorism Bill led me to reflect on why my reaction to it is so different from those other Muslims whom I encounter complaining about it.
Of the grammar, academy and comprehensive ideals, only the first two are now left standing.
For every new grammar-run satellite school we would have five satellite schools run by councils ideologically opposed to losing control.