Bagehot’s purely dignified role for the monarchy only works if tireless duty and service are at its heart – as in this case.
Posts Tagged: Walter Bagehot
The Prime Minister seems to be mulling some school re-openings pre-Easter. But how long will it last and who can really be sure?
Andrew Roberts manages to bring the great man before us in all his variousness in just under a thousand pages.
But Corbyn is so third-rate he helps to keep her in power, and both of them epitomise a wider decline in political speech.
It is an extremely tough task to prepare to be a constitutional monarch, or indeed to take on the actual role.
Profile: The Prime Minister, as revealed in the twelve qualities shared by successful holders of that office
The author of the newly-published Gimson’s Prime Ministers: Brief Lives from Walpole to May reflects on what holders of the office have in common – and don’t.
The columnist Steve Richards examines the rise of the modern demagogues, and their eventual, inevitable failure.
Her refusal to gossip with journalists makes her serious.