The unions were small-c conservatives. They paraded under heraldic banners, had no truck with such new-fangled ideas as women’s rights, and wanted to keep every coal mine in the country open.
He should apologise for the public panic he instilled, and leave the public arena to reflect on the unquestionable harm he has caused.
Are we in recession? Of course not. The ONS has in fact just uprated its growth forecast, and the IMF now admits that Kwarteng’s reforms will boost growth.
At a macro-level, it reinforces prudence and affordability. But at a micro-level, it can be an obstacle to speed, efficiency and innovation.
But there are truths in life – for example, that a stich in time saves nine, beggars can’t be choosers…and that you can’t spend more than your earn. His premiership ends with record spending and taxes.
The potential for mass boycotts of energy bills forms part of a wider energy crisis. We could see millions unable to pay to heat their homes, energy rationing, and blackouts.
The Transport Secretary, an early backer of Johnson for the leadership, has become one of the Government’s most trusted media performers
Voters aren’t used to a world of rising prices and interest rates, and their hearts and minds are up for grabs.
No Conservative leader has lost a challenge as Prime Minister, but neither have any survived their victories by as much as a year.
As in the 1970s, the looming “summer of discontent” from the trade unions may ruin any hope the Government has of avoiding a wage-price spiral.
In this much-needed review, there needs to be a reassessment of its governance, transparency and accountability.
We must extract more domestic gas, stop importing more untaxed electricity – and turbo-charge new nuclear power.
He overturned the principle of innocence until proven guilty. He has questions to answer and apologies to make.
We need to break away from a culture that sees politics as some sort of X Factor contest.
The great documentary maker offers a delightfully brief and unportentous survey of British leaders from Wilson to Johnson