The Prime Minister must make up his mind whether or not to see through a policy to stop the small boats – now an issue of profound symbolic importance.
The measures would signal that we are a national community, membership of which brings particular rights and also obligations. It sounds pretty Conservative to me.
The Attorney General on judges, Asian values, Spartans, the Good Law Project, Lord Frost – and why the Tories should revive the torch logo.
My instinct last week was that he tried too hard to please the Tory press. Nothing’s that’s happened since has suggested otherwise.
Pandemic and war, like two horsemen of the Apocalypse, leave the Chancellor scrabbling for a response.
That would usefully combine what Johnson can get away with and should do in any event.
Leavers and Remainers have been premature to judge this major constitutional change.
Our party contains multitudes – and should embrace conservatives from across the ideological spectrum.
The centre isn’t where he or ConservativeHome or anyone else wants it to be. It’s where it is – “Far From Notting Hill”.
That was the norm of the past ten years, in the form of Farage’s parties. There’s no reason to assume that a new challenger won’t emerge.
Even putting aside the EU dimension, there are very good arguments for having one in place.