One of my hopes is that this biography might serve as a valuable guide to the electorate in the months leading up to the next general election, which must be held by January 2025.
The Corporation is so obsessed with its own worldview as to have excluded the millions of women who vote Conservative from the documentary.
Plus: Free school meals, Pointless Celebrities, Bower’s book And: “Did the honourable lady just call me scum?” Your chance to drink to that.
Plus: virtual conferences are the way of the future. America’s vice-presidential debate worked. And: Fox deserved better from his WTO campaign.
Plus: If Johnson goes soon, it will be of his volition. And: these presidential debates are a train crash for America.
Plus: Publishing diaries – do you keep in all the salacious details, or take some out to avoid upsetting people? Sasha Swire takes route one.
Plus: incompetence, resignations, non-resignations, reputations, my holiday, Any Questions and Finkelstein’s book.
How its mass insulation scheme went wrong. Plus: let Politics Live thrive, Cummings travel, and ask yourself: why can’t we all just get along?
For his Shadow Cabinet, I would choose media friendly spokespeople, and back them up with deputies more on the policy wonkish side of things.
Plus: The ups and downs of Johnson’s broadcast. Poor A & figures. Conservative and Labour no shows. And: what to give a woman at Christmas.
Plus: I have the right to speak my mind about Liverpool. Plus: am I a true Conservative?
William Hay offers a well-researched and welcome antidote to the reactionary caricature of Peterloo mythology.
Plus: Why it’s unfair to misrepresent Poland’s history; and the joy of a good book and a large cigar.
Plus: Crunch point on Brexit. Farewell to Biteback. Bannon’s loose tongue and persistent loyalty. And: face to face with Jacqui Smith.