Tories will read the story of his ascent to high office with enormous pleasure – for it amounts to a vindication of the United Kingdom.
Posts Tagged: William Hague
Multilateral political cooperation with the EU, as well as the bilateral relations with its member states, remains in the UK’s best interest.
His columns from The Times are informed by his experience of what works, and more importantly, what doesn’t work.
Covid. As Conservative MPs return to the Commons today, they should push for a faster return to normal.
With the NHS in no danger of collapse, and lower hospitalisation and death rates, test-and-trace, not lockdowns, must take the strain.
The Conservatives risk obsession with China to the exclusion of other threats, including Russia and Islamist extremism
As the great eye of the Conservative Party swivels its gaze towards the Far East, it’s in danger of missing other threats that are closer to home.
Theresa May’s former Chief of Staff takes issue with the Deputy Editor of this site – and argues that the Labour leader may yet make it to Number Ten.
There can be no return to ‘business as usual’ with the Communist Party. Here’s how Britain can play a leading role in holding them to account.
Stephen Booth: Why Trans-Pacific Partnership membership can bolster the UK’s relationship with the US
The pandemic has huge geopolitical implications. Britain can better its aspirations by joining the CPTPP.
No guilt attaches to Boris Johnson, unless by betraying the industry a second time he chooses to endorse and embrace that earlier guilt.
Bercow was the rudest Speaker of modern times, yet by the end he had degenerated into an Establishment stooge
The former Speaker’s autobiography is a disappointment. He writes as he talks – and after a time this becomes wearisome.
He is tipped by some as a future Prime Minister, but is more plausibly seen as a future Chancellor.
The real risk of all this is that it gets praised – but is then quietly filed away. What needs to happen is a change of Foreign Office culture.
The present election will turn on whether MPs and activists put national popularity before ideological soundness.
The contest may or may not produce a Snow White. But statistically, there are bound to be more than seven dwarves.
Profile: Amber Rudd – moderation-preaching, whip-defying, No Deal-opposing. And sought by leadership contenders for support.
She is one of the few Cabinet members who does not give the impression of having had her personality flattened by the sacrifices demanded by a ministerial career.