There is plenty of reason to check that the Government’s ones have been giving sound legal advice to ministers. Too often, it has been wrong.
Posts Tagged: Tony Blair
Economically, it could be transformational, as it has been in Norway, which established its fund back in the early 1990s. It is now worth over a trillion dollars.
The Universities Minister takes on Lord Adonis, and insists the new regulator will control pay by insisting on transparency and the right benchmarks.
Freeman is right about a new Policy Commission to prepare for the next election – complete with non-Tory members
The 1997 experience of Downing Street keeping the manifesto process to itself was unhappy. The Party needs to draw on wider talent to reinvent itself in government.
He never resolved his conflict between being brought up to repress his emotions and as a politician having to express them.
But Major’s Back to Basics disaster shows how badly wrong the attempt to provide moral leadership can go.
All credit to her. She’s the first prime minister since Tony Blair to do one phone-in outside an election period. They always carry a slight risk for a politician.
James Elles: Oblivious to detail. Arrogant. Rash. Fearful of conflict. How Cameron wrecked Britain’s European dream.
I believe that there will be a growing clamour for any deal to be put by referendum to the British people before the final decision is taken.
I can say, with hand on humble heart, that I have never seen, or even heard of, a document so unconstructively negative as the Guidelines.
His reforms will cripple his MPs and are a posthumous triumph for Tony Benn’s belief in extra-Parliamentary action.
It was the former Prime Minister himself who presided over the drawing up of the Article 50 process from which there is no known means of resiling.
The former Prime Minister tells Andrew Marr that politicians should address the underlying concerns which drove the vote.
The American President got elected by infuriating the liberals, but is incapable of governing by the same means.
“I got us into this mess, and I’m going to get her out”, she told MPs earlier this summer. She should say so directly to Party members this autumn.
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.