The Chairman of the 1922 Committee’s Executive is an enemy of rule by decree and a stern upholder of parliamentary scrutiny
The coalition of voters that he put together has taken a battering – but it endures yet.
Exactly a decade after forming a government with the Conservatives, the Liberal Democrats are languishing on the political fringes – where did it all go wrong?
These savings were desperately needed to make Darling’s books balance. They were put in Labour’s 2010 manifesto.
As the tenth anniversary of the 2010 election approaches, the author says that Labour’s own austerity record and plans were almost as tough as the Coalition’s.
And so it was that the cause of Remain, fronted by Cameron and George Osborne, lost out to that of Leave, led by…Boris Johnson and Michael Gove.
And in 2008, I wrote that non-Tories voting for Johnson would swing the Mayoral election. I hope they swing today’s poll in the same way.
It’s a contest between Sunderland and Newcastle. But even if Labour does badly in early results, how much will that tell us?
If the campaign management were outsourced, as recently, who would take it on? And if it weren’t, could CCHQ really cope?
Conservative MPs should not sit idly by as their party’s ratings sink to the mid-30s and below. There’s reason to think the change isn’t temporary.
Harmony reigned as he denied being a revolutionary.
When you’re worried about your child’s school, politicians look remote when they sound more interested in acronym bingo on whether we should look more like Canada or Norway.
I’d relax the limits significantly if not totally, but insist on near real-time transparency from campaigns over their permitted donors.
The reshuffle showed just how far BME Conservatives have come since I first joined the Party, but we have much farther still to go.
In an era when it is harder for young people to buy a house, or even just to pay rent, it makes sense to direct more help to them than older people who already have one.