Conservatives should be careful not to assume that all Hindus are Thatcherites in waiting. Some regard standing up to Modi, and keeping his anti-Muslim politics out of Britain, as much more important.
The problem facing Britain is not that prices are too high, but that the safety net – which Tories have always supported – is too low.
Voters aren’t used to a world of rising prices and interest rates, and their hearts and minds are up for grabs.
It seldom occurs to this author that the best way to deal with fashionable absurdities is to laugh at them, and trust in the public’s common sense.
The great documentary maker offers a delightfully brief and unportentous survey of British leaders from Wilson to Johnson
The consequences for the international order have been debated for decades, but, in contrast, little attention has been paid to this area.
Keynesian Macmillan got through four Chancellors in six years. We hope that Boosterist Johnson, who’s already lost one, doesn’t see this as a precedent.
We should take pride in seven decades of refugee protection, and it is a principle we must uphold in the future too.
His archivist writes that this agreement has succeeded…in recovering powers which some thought had been lost permanently”.
Whether writing, speaking or negotiating, he puts on a performance which the spectators enjoy all the more because it horrifies the guardians of convention.
In a shrewd and largely instinctive way, they have sussed that Britain faces an ill-disposed negotiating partner making unreasonable demands.
Let’s have a no-holds-barred strategic review which asks how we can best defend our interests given the vertiginous acceleration of military technology.
The membership of a new Government commission represents a significant evolution in the story of these issues in Britain – and within the Conservatives.
A true “colour blind” non-discrimination law is needed, with the rights of each individual valued and respected.