As possibly the only Brexiteer in the Parliamentary Party’s One Nation group, I am also only too aware that this message must be accompanied by a successful EU negotiation.
Posts Tagged: Tony Blair
And those that never were, such as 1978, 1991 and 2007. Prime Ministers tend to make the opposite error to that of their predecessors.
We have allowed our enemies to infiltrate almost every power centre that matters and delegitimise our very existence.
Westminster and Whitehall should spend less time talking about Brexit and more time preparing for it
To the claim that one can’t get ready for the unknown comes the answer that government must prepare for all eventualities.
Julian Knight: We can help make the case for capitalism by empowering consumers and customers. Here’s how.
We must show people how markets can make life better for ordinary families by broadening choice, spurring innovation, and driving down prices.
John Deben: Weak leadership, catastrophic decisions. The appeasement of reactionaries over Brexit has betrayed Heath’s legacy
He wouldn’t have let Cash and Fox, Johnson and Rees-Mogg seize the agenda. He would have fought Farage’s populism as he fought that of Powell.
Interview: “Well, it’s very flattering. But I’m not taking it seriously.” Rees-Mogg says he won’t stand for the Conservative leadership
The Somerset MP strongly supports Theresa May, denies anti-Etonian prejudice in public life, and says a Catholic could perfectly well be PM.
Unresolved questions about refugees, debt crises, security, and general financial instability will force these questions on more people, and not just Britons.
He tells Sophy Ridge that after the election result he now feels there’s a chance that we may stay in the EU after all.
Richard Ekins: The Charter of Fundamental Rights gives judges too much power, and is bad for accountable government
Labour’s newfound enthusiasm for it is hard to square with its nature or history – including the history of how it was opposed by Tony Blair.
She never wanted to be a one-term Prime Minister. But the voters have spoken – and now she must make a virtue of her circumstances.
To help win a new generation of young voters, the Conservatives need a new Swinton College – or a modern equivalent
It was the brainchild of Rab Butler, set up to educate Tory members. 54,000 Conservative activists, agents and other students took courses.
Sometimes a politician becomes a beloved public figure – it’s happening to one Conservative MP right now.
Kieron O’Hara: Seven ways to reach younger voters. Including, as May is doing today, reaching out to other parties.
If the Conservatives spoke a progressive alliance, and meant it, they might be able to make some progress – and break down virulent anti-Toryism.
Governments are not re-elected in gratitude for past achievements. It is our plan for the future which will decide the next election.