The joint One Nation Caucus and Tory Reform Group conference last weekend, following the recent National Conservative Conference, are pointers to the shape of a possible future.
The number of possibilities teaches us three lessons about politics today. Firstly, never to underestimate the role played by mere chance. Secondly, that this is not an age of great leaders who make their own luck. And, thirdly, that we need to choose more carefully in future.
The A list and its successors haven’t kept a golden generation out of Parliament. Many of those who might have made it up aren’t putting themselves forward for selection in the first place.
I am so proud of the developments we have seen in the last week. It is proof that the Prime Minister is a man who will deliver for the nation.
The author compares politics to a game of snakes and ladders, but demonstrates that it is actually far harder than that.
There is scant sympathy for Bercow, but his complaints echo some of those during the Paterson row.
Many MPs feel deeply unhappy about how the Paterson case has been handled by the Commissioner.
A recent report launching a new coalition explains why we need new technologies that will deliver these at scale.
The awards are understandably concentrated on the fight against Covid-19, but Oliver Lewis and Earl Howe are also recognised.
“Investing in our youngest children will have a transformational impact,” says the former cabinet minister, as a review she leads publishes its plan.
It was Lord Robert Cecil who brought in the Parliament (Qualification of Women) Act of 1918 which gave women the right to be MPs.
This is the second of three articles in a mini-series for this week about giving children and families the best start in life.
Fox floated a new Parliamentary committee to “determine that decisions across all parts of Government have been taken on the best available evidence”.
The real one is widely and correctly dismissed as weak. So we’ve had a go at assembling a stronger team. Here is the result.