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.
His new fortnightly column on this site begins tomorrow.
If Party loyalists are unwilling to argue back against, say, UKIP supporters, then that is telling Number 10 and CCHQ something that they need to know.
Whether you like the overhaul or loathe it, it is doing the job it was meant to do.
By Paul GoodmanFollow Paul on Twitter. Since I became Editor of this site in April, it has changed a lot: Iain Dale, Marina Kim, Jesse Norman, Priti Patel and Stephen Tall are now columnists, which means that almost half of all of them are new. And since I became Editor, it hasn't changed at all: […]
By Tim MontgomerieFollow Tim on Twitter Earlier this week The Spectator's James Forsyth reported that the PM's trusted aide Gaby Bertin would return from maternity leave to run a new Department of External Relations. The appointment is the latest attempt to strengthen the Downing Street operation, including the appointment of The Sun's Graeme Wilson as […]