The row over the investigation into the former Prime Minister is, in almost every respect, a political one.
“On behalf of all my family, I can only offer the most sincere and heartfelt thanks for your condolences and support.”
I would have preferred a negotiated solution to the sea border, but in the face of EU intransigence the new prime minister must protect the Union.
From this afternoon’s announcement of the winner to their facing off against Starmer at PMQs on Wednesday, how Johnson’s successor takes office.
The fourth of a series of five articles on ConservativeHome this week about the main challenges that await the new Prime Minister.
Ministers need to start making up for lost time and launch a high-profile public campaign alongside the energy companies.
The Prime Minister’s political fate lies where it has always properly lain: in the hands of the House of Commons.
We have little to lose, and much to gain, by offering special arrangements to nations and subjects that share our Crown.
Tories need to learn from the past: putting the problem out of mind is what squandered the victories over devolution in 1979.
Also: watch as those who studiously ignored Trimble over the Protocol neuter his memory to canonise him in death.
It splits the difference between a wide submission window and encouraging people to vote later in the campaign.
For the Party to impose on MPs a leader in whom they have no confidence would be an affront to the constitution.
Those suggesting his behaviour proves we need radical reform are wide of the mark.
Both candidates have committed to seeing the Bill through Parliament. But will they both use the new powers it will grant?
Johnson’s defeat should not be interpreted as a final victory for the prigs and martinets who presume to tell us how we should lead our lives.