Stewart versus Johnson is, like Gladstone versus Disraeli, a clash of opposites, and a wonderful sight for racegoers.
Posts Tagged: William Gladstone MP
He reproached the advocates of no deal for telling a fairy tale.
In his new book he sets out to rescue those virtues from the mockery inflicted on them in the 20th century.
Never have the Prime Minister’s colleagues looked more despondent, but her backbenchers refrained from trying to defenestrate her.
The Prime Minister is set to lobby you about her new Brexit plan. Will she and Johnson be undertaking rival tours?
Simon Clarke: Teesside is experiencing an industrial renaissance – with Conservative optimism driving out Labour gloom
The first in a three-part ConHome mini-series on the Tory revival in the area since the Mayoral election of last May.
It is not that he dares to be dull, but that he cannot help being so. He has prudently turned it to his advantage.
An American scholar shows how British Conservatives welcomed universal suffrage, while German Conservatives were terrified of it.
He sees the referendum result as a “defining test” for Britain, and is charged with finding solutions to help meet the challenge.
Caroline Squire: Joe Chamberlain. Inspiration to Theresa May, founder of a dynasty – and my great-great-grandfather
It was the closeness of the family in Joe’s era that led critics to calling them ‘the clique’ – a toast that we still make today in their honour.
Plus: Whinging republicans. Useless Corbyn. McDonnell v McDonald’s. And: the imperishable wisdom of William Gladstone.
Lewis Baston: The Balfour Gambit failed altogether in 1906. But don’t rule out a future Prime Minister trying it again.
There may be a strange applicability for the future in the circumstances that led to the Liberals’ sweeping electoral triumph in 1906.
Lord Lexden: The extraordinary Lord Shaftesbury – a Conservative Christian warrior who hated his parents and despised democracy
Honoured today as a forerunner of social justice conservatism, the Tory battler against slavery was a more complex figure.
A review of “A Strange Romance” – Daisy Hay’s account of the marriage of Benjamin and Mary-Anne Disraeli.
Lord Flight: In Scotland, the Conservatives, Labour and the Liberals should merge into a single Unionist Party
And at Westminster these parties should agree that none of them will do deals with the SNP in order to secure Commons majorities.