Just as they had with Joe Chamberlain before him, the Tory leadership wooed Lloyd George to fatally fracture the Liberal Party.
Posts Tagged: Winston Churchill
Joe Baron: The campaign to tear down statues of British heroes is not about balance – it’s pure propaganda
It’s one thing to acknowledge the fact that all human beings are nuanced and flawed. It’s quite another to censor our past.
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.
Profile: Henry Willink, the Conservative who proposed a National Health Service before Bevan created one
Yet the role of the Tories, under Churchill’s leadership, in the development of the NHS is today entirely forgotten, and so is his Health Minister’s contribution.
George Freeman: We need a new Chairman and team at CCHQ to lead a radical programme of Conservative renewal
Let’s have Policy Board outside of the constraints of the Government machine – and a commission on what Britain should look like post-Brexit.
Daniel Hannan: Farewell to Edward du Cann, the courtly Eurosceptic who helped propel Thatcher to power
Behind his languid exterior lay a man of unusual principle, to whom all Conservatives have cause to be grateful.
The columnist Steve Richards examines the rise of the modern demagogues, and their eventual, inevitable failure.
As a former Eurosceptic turned Remainer, I have adjusted to the new reality. Others – pro- or anti-EU – should do the same.
Ricardo’s theory of comparative advantage is 200 years old, but still often misunderstood.
Her refusal to gossip with journalists makes her serious.
Macmillan’s efforts succeeded because Churchill backed him fully. The Communities Secretary is not in the same happy position with May.
We will be an ally, not a member, of the United States of Europe.
Is he a Salisbury or a Baldwin, a Disraeli or a Thatcher?
Lewis Baston: When nationalists helped to pitch out a minority Conservative government. The general election of 1892.
Think of today’s two main parties led in 2015 by Nicholas Soames and Denis Healey and you are part of the way there.
Those which turn out to matter usually involve more than the man who undertakes them. Does the latest one really fall into this category?