This Johnson ally, who runs the party on the PM’s behalf, has two modes, charming and angry, and is a more serious figure than he looks.
As with Brexit, much of the Tory family finds itself pitted against the permanent State on how Britain aligns itself in the world.
Her told a meeting in 1994 that “it has recently been said that the option of leaving the Community [is] ‘unthinkable’. I believe this attitude is rather simplistic.”
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147 people were murdered in the capital last year, the highest level since 2008. There were three knife crime murders in Fulham last year, in my constituency.
All three parties have a middling band of targets – what leaps out is how so many Cameron-era gains now seem out of the Tories’ reach.
Continuing our series on the key contests in each region and nation.
The selections in the two Tory-held seats to date have both been won by women; and there is at least one woman on the shortlist of every such seat yet to select.
Shortlists for Westmorland & Lonsdale, and Birmingham Edgbaston. Plus selections including Barrow & Furness, Ealing Central & Acton, Clwyd South and more.
He now faces a battle royale to defeat the Liberal Democrat who unseated him back in December.
Zac Goldsmith, Luke Parker and Laura Farris will fight it out tomorrow night.
Rather than finding the money to deliver on his pledge, the Mayor prefers to fail and blame the Conservative Government.
The story of who won (like David Davis). And who lost (like Zac Goldsmith).
Only in a place or time where you hadn’t witnessed the effects on people of a lack of choice might you be willing to countenance it yourself.
We present dismissible projections drawn from last June’s results…and some electoral trends that are not so dismissible.