When you’re worried about your child’s school, politicians look remote when they sound more interested in acronym bingo on whether we should look more like Canada or Norway.
Posts Tagged: UKIP
Online they swarm when I ask for questions to Davidson: they must be frightened of her. Plus: what was May thinking? What I’ll be doing. Top 100 people on the Conservative Right. And: why Farage should quit UKIP.
The Moggcast. Burt and Duncan’s “absurd” attacks on Johnson “must have been” approved by Downing Street.
Inside the ERG’s Brexit plans. Why Rees-Mogg doesn’t believe the hype about ‘Blue Wave’ entryism. Plus: how he spent his summer.
Don Porter: There is a huge opportunity for the Conservative vote to sky-rocket if we stay true to the referendum result
Over third of Conservative Voice’s members are mulling voting UKIP next time in response to Chequers.
A former UKIP candidate has been rejected by the Mid-Ulster Conservatives. Why?
It has not automatically turned away previous UKIPers. Lewis’ local Association has absorbed seven former purple councillors.
The Party’s main problem isn’t having too many applicant members – it’s having too few present ones.
Failing to take back control would be to ignore the largest democratic vote in British history. The consequences would be dire.
George Eustice: I’m a former UKIP candidate. I backed fundamental renegotiation. But I support the Chequers proposals. Here’s why.
Have no doubt about it: we’re leaving. But if we want to put the country back together, we must now keep some perspective.
The former’s readership has risen. The latter’s leadership is changing. What will this and other changes mean for our political culture?
That it suits both former purple donors and ultra-committed Remainers to claim otherwise doesn’t make it true.
Tacking towards the devocrat consensus and positioning for a pact with Plaid seems to be the preferred option, but it looks like a tactical cul-de-sac.
Also: Home Office plans for stop-and-search on Ulster border spark criticism; debate stirs on abolishing the Welsh Assembly; and DUP slammed for ignoring Westminster.
Plus: Mugabe wrecked Zimbabwe. Tommy Robinson – and how Batten is wrecking UKIP. Can Farage save it?
Seven points to reflect on during the coming weeks, including this: the centre ground of British politics is vacant.