So we are back at the Palace of Varieties with far more MPs than expected – and relatively few casualties.
Also: Knives out for two more Labour leaders – Murphy in Scotland and Jones in Wales.
All the breaking news and reaction on the formation of the first Conservative majority government since 1992.
This is the consequence of declining turnout and less support for the two main parties.
Halfon at CCHQ. Javid at Business. Gove in a constitutional role. Maude retained. Seniority for Morgan. We asked for these moves – and they happened.
Welsh Tories are back to levels of representation last seen in the 1980s. How did they pull it off, and how they can build on it?
Free of Liberal Democrat pacifism, a majority Conservative Government can now act in the national interest.
The Conservative Party has an unexpected opportunity to prove it is the party for people who are optimistic, open-minded and self-reliant.
Poor results in London for the Conservatives and good results elsewhere were foreshadowed.
Apparently the Apprentice boss sees no chance of the Opposition ditching its anti-business stance.
That’s a question to be asked after Cameron’s election triumph last week. But the answer depends on whether one is using a small or large c.
The Labour Party, like some poorly-directed amateur dramatics society, re-enacted battles from the 1970s and 1980s – whilst we quietly conquered the marginals.
Most MPs find Parliament a reminder that they are just a new sentence in a thousand-year story. But not Chuka.
We need a five year Royal Charter renewal only – plus a move to subscription and a core of public service broadcasting funded from taxation.