P.S: Re my health. At 72, everything works as it should, with one exception – but help is at hand from modern medicine…
Posts Tagged: Tim Montgomerie
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.
Peter Franklin: Ruling political tribes 2) The Conservatives. Gove is now in a position to emerge as kingmaker – or, just maybe, as King.
But unless his fully-developed vision of the future can capture heart-and-minds, I’d expect control of the party to stay with the mainstream.
Interview: Kemi Badenoch – “I’m not really left-leaning on anything…I always lean right instinctively”
She voted for Davis in 2005, and her hero is Airey Neave: “The escape from Colditz is I think probably the coolest thing any British politician has ever done.”
In the short-term, this editorship unleashes a clowder of cats in the Conservative dovecot. In the longer, the move looks like a step nearer Westminster’s exit door.
Interview: David Burrowes, occasional rebel, constant Christian – and a backbench force to be reckoned with
The MP for Enfield Southgate helped to sink tax credit and Sunday Trading changes – and now has eye on the Government’s housing benefit plans for young people.
Bill English, his successor, worked co-operatively with him and Wayne Eagleson. There’s a lesson here for Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill.
How the Conservatives are rebuilding their links with the Republicans – and will work with America’s President-elect
After a long chill, relations between the sister parties are thawing.
The former Work and Pensions Secretary will be writing fortnightly for this site.
Third in London; second in Rio (at present). It wouldn’t have happened without the National Lottery.
She shares Thatcher’s interest in “ordinary working people” – but without the overarching aim of shrinking the role of the state.
“We would still help the very poor and we would fight injustices, but the Party would adopt a relentless focus on governing in the interests of ordinary, working people.”
The former is better qualified to be Prime Minister. The latter is the candidate that members want in the final.
Nick Timothy: What does the Conservative Party offer a working-class kid from Brixton, Birmingham, Bolton or Bradford?
Forget IDS’ Easterhouse modernisation and Osborne’s Soho modernisation. It’s time for Erdington modernisation.
The former editor of this site argues that it was the use of disability cuts to fund tax breaks for the better off which pushed Duncan Smith over the line.