Plus: a tough week for Howlett. Sleepless nights for Feldman and Shapps. And: The absurd Harris-Quinney resurfaces.
Plus: Tracey Crouch slam dunks John Humphrys. Another failure for the Bow Group’s blunderkind. And: If Corbyn doesn’t win, what job will he get?
Plus: ComRes – waving. Harris-Quinney – drowning. Bring on Zac Goldsmith. Welcome, Paul Abbott. Jeremy Corbyn, my part in his rise. And: I will miss Charles Kennedy.
It remains unclear which of the various troubling aspects of his behaviour have led to the suspension.
Plus: Ivan Massow – a joke. Greenhalgh and Boff – no charisma. Tulip Siddiq and Stephen Kinnock – impressive. And: Ben Harris-Quinney (for it is he)
Plus: Well done, Tracey Crouch. Please leave Britain, Paul O’Grady. The delightful Matt Hancock. And lefty lies about champagne.
Plus: Bad Suarez. Useless Obama. Kinnock, the new Miliband. And: Make the most of your mother while you still have time.
Cllr Miles Windsor, Chairman of Conservative Grassroots & Cllr Ben Harris-Quinney, Director of Conservative Grassroots. Follow Miles, Ben and Conservative Grassroots on Twitter. The SSM Bill is upon us again and, like reluctant, battle scarred warriors, members on both sides of the debate are trudging wearily back into the fray. Needless to say, the SSM bill is […]
Ben Harris-Quinney is Chairman of the Bow Group and International Security Research Fellow. Follow Ben on Twitter. For all of the analysis, debate and discord, I often wonder if politics is not far simpler that the acres of pontificating text produced every day on the subject may suggest. 30 years ago French sociologists conducted an experiment in which […]
Ben Harris-Quinney is Chairman of the Bow Group and International Security Research Fellow. Follow Ben on Twitter. A catalogue of events in the early 21st century have ensured that national security is, and will remain, at the top of the political and news agenda. The Coalition Government rightly therefore made reform to COBRA and the […]
Ben Harris-Quinney is Chairman of the Bow Group and International Security Research Fellow On Tuesday evening the Bow Group celebrated its 60th Anniversary at its annual summer terrace reception. It is an event in which the issues of the day usually occupy centre stage: at the same time last year, Jeremy Hunt addressed the group […]
Ben Harris-Quinney is Chairman of the Bow Group and International Security Research Fellow. I expect few, even in political circles, are thinking about the proposals to reform Section 3 of the Representation of the People Act on the eve of its debate in Parliament tomorrow. It has barely featured at all in the media or […]
Ben Harris-Quinney is Chairman of the Bow Group and International Security Research Fellow. A febrile media and discontented nation feels as if it is about to tear through the tax records of everyone who has ever stepped into the public eye. On what basis? Not a vast conspiracy or crime, not even an immorality, but […]
Ben Harris-Quinney is Chairman of the Bow Group and International Security Research Fellow. Many will recall the November 2010 London Summit between the UK and France to announce the formation of a defence treaty binding the armed forces of the two nations together in a bilateral military alliance for a 50 year term. It was […]
Benjamin Harris-Quinney is the Chairman of the Bow Group. The people for whom low growth, increasing government debt, and high unemployment, should be the most sobering news are those who most often exhibit the least concern, and have the smallest voice when policy is being made. Young people in Britain, more than any other demographic, […]