The new Defence Secretary’s rawness may make him more likely to dig in against the Treasury than otherwise – precisely because he has a point to prove.
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This is important not only because without arguments we are weak in the face of our adversaries, such as Corbyn, but also because we must keep checking that we’re right.
The Prime Minister showed that on her home turf, in the Commons, she is still a very difficult woman to get out.
42 per cent and no majority 2) The Party must make the case for conservatism to a new generation of voters. It hasn’t for too long.
As time passes, a decreasing slice of the electorate has any experience at all of old-fashioned socialism. And the argument that it doesn’t work cuts little ice.
“Do you want to comment on that?” Dimbleby asks the Labour leader, as the latter’s stance is criticised. “No.”
A great swathe of Labour’s core vote will loathe the party’s Brexit and migration plans. Now Crosby must make them known.
Corbyn’s Michael Foot tribute act gives the Conservatives the potential to secure a landslide by winning over the patriotic working-class vote.
Why spend money on grammars, rather than dealing with school overcrowding? And why back Trident rather than the Navy’s conventional fleet?
The message is one of strong and stable leadership. But what does it actually mean?
He also won’t confirm that as Prime Minister he would authorise an air strike to kill the leader of ISIS.
The idea that information about the incident in question was crucial to the Commons vote on renewal is ridiculous.
It will therefore be concluded that she did know when she spoke in a Commons debate on the matter last July.
If we can’t afford defence, what can we afford?
The ability to leverage a nation’s influence through international networks and institutions is key to promoting the national interest in the modern world.
The safety of the British people cannot be trusted to politicians who simply try to wish away dangers like ISIS and Putin.
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