The media has suggested there is something suspect about the Conservative Party’s receipt of private money.
Posts Tagged: Vote Leave
The single most important thing for right-leaning outsiders to understand is that boards don’t control most of a firm’s political comment.
But this electoral Titan has an Achilles heel – tax rises which, rather than planning or HS2, are the real threat to future Chesham & Amershams.
“It was not about the lobby,” says a friend of Vote Leave. “It was about getting a message out to voters beyond the M25.”
We hope that Finn, Newman and the rest of the new appointees provide a fresh sense of direction and purpose.
Auto-rant, bullshit and self-pity. The conspiracists who stormed the senate. And their right-wing equivalents here.
We feel the power of American culture in Britain – and the shock-jockery, coat-trailing, and oppositional mindset that comes with it.
Or so it really seems – which is a personal coup for Johnson. Churchill walked with destiny. Today, the Prime Minister, in his serio-comic way, is winking at it.
Dean Godson: It’s easier for the right to move left on economics than for the left to move right on culture. That’s a plus for Johnson.
The sixth piece in a ConHome series this week on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
Profile: Carrie Symonds, experienced Tory adviser turned Prime Ministerial consort – loyal to her friends, detested by her enemies
She may appear to present a softer target than he does, but she has never been afraid of fighting her corner.
We fear the worst after Cummings’ departure, but Johnson must now make the best of it. That means a Cabinet shuffle.
We would like to hear from people under the age of 35 with an exciting idea or contribution to policy debate.
Daniel Moylan: The decision to spurn York is a rebuff to Leave supporters and to the voters’ verdict – especially outside London
For too many legislators, biffing the Prime Minister for a short-term thrill is the acme of political maturity.
Hear from the former chief executive of Vote Leave and co-founder of the TaxPayers’ Alliance about Brexit, the fiscal crisis and forthcoming political battles.
Eric Kaufmann: A chilling effect is taking place at British universities. An Academic Freedom Bill can change that.
There is a mistaken view that threats to freedom stem from the state, but peer pressure can equally result in “despotism of custom”.
A year of Johnson as Prime Minister. As with Thatcher and Blair, his enemies can’t get the measure of him.
We’ve learned nothing at all about his outlook but quite a lot about his capacities during the last tumultuous twelve months.