In his youth he was mocked for being weird, but in middle age he upholds conventional wisdom.
Both her friends and foes miss a main point of her premiership – that if governments don’t reduce spending when they cut tax, they risk spooking the markets. And crashing.
Starmer pops up in the Daily Telegraph’s opinion section from time to time, and this won’t have gone unnoticed in Downing Street.
Her performance at the Coronation won the Leader of the House an adoring public, and indicated that despite her many critics she is still a potential successor to Sunak.
The odd thing about this author and his Guardian friends is that they cannot understand movement. Though they think of themselves as progressive, they are in many ways deeply reactionary.
Mark Vickers writes in a sober, unsensational style, yet produces something surprising or even bizarre on almost every page.
He will have believed he had no need to define himself more clearly when his poll ratings were high. So now other people are doing it for him.
A panel assembled by Policy Exchange addressed the question, “Conservatism: What Do We Want From The Next Prime Minister?”
One controversy may be considered to be a misfortune, two looks like carelessness and three suggests a pattern of behaviour.
The Environment Secretary, in charge of the seven-year transition from the Common Agricultural Policy, prefers to do good by stealth.
In memory of the author of “Republican Party Reptile”, who showed why our economic system won the Cold War.
Lord Agnew’s account of why he decided he must go has not had the attention it deserves.
The British are deluged with sanctimonious propaganda about the need to save the planet, and China goes on burning coal.
The sparing of Rhodes’s statue, and the rows at Jesus College Cambridge and the National Trust, suggest conservatives are fighting back.
The proposals published today to make England the first country to end new cases of HIV fit within a Tory tradition of pragmatic health policy.