The National Trust’s hierarchy prates about democracy but is convinced that it knows best. Its recent elections were conducted under curious rules which favour incumbents.
The committee’s report was thorough, but the sentence is disproportionate.
With the news that Sue Gray has resigned from the civil service and has been offered the job of Keir Starmer’s chief of staff, we present Andrew Gimson’s profile of her from 2017.
But it is hard to see how he can become leader again in this Parliament, in which so many of his own MPs refused to serve under him.
He cannot now fulfil the great, unavoidable function of any Conservative leader, which is to unite the party. The wounds are too recent and too raw.
Just as we find we were even more attached to Queen Elizabeth than we realised, so we find ourselves even more loyal to her successor than we expected.
Henry Hill, William Atkinson, and Andrew Gimson (in Taylor Swift’s absence) return to debate Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss’s battle for Downing Street.
Henry Hill, William Atkinson, and Andrew Gimson discuss the ongoing battle for Number 10 between Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss.
In this feature, we look at some of the most memorable podcasts of the last few weeks.
A Platonic Guardian must reach a view on the conduct of a Homeric warrior – one whose passions are, in the view of her fellow guardians, trashing the state.
Never mind the holiday, feel the challenge – that’s to say, moving on from responding to Brexit to what Afghanistan may mean for foreign policy.
Plus: Batley & Spen is no Hartlepool. LibDems eye Chesham & Amersham. And: will the West Ham variant hit Europe?
Under the government’s New Plan for Immigration, there is a risk that people like her will be turned away, or only given temporary protection.
Jihyun Park was beaten, tortured, used for sex and put in a North Korean labour camp – before escaping, and making a new life for herself here.