Starmer attacked Johnson for promising not to cut the size of the Army, yet now doing exactly that.
The former Speaker’s autobiography is a disappointment. He writes as he talks – and after a time this becomes wearisome.
The first of our mini-series on the road to Brexit recalls the watershed moment when the idea entered the political mainstream.
“We’ve both been on a very different journey…our views have aligned.”
When asked for it, the three MPs presented none. The reason is simple: this supposedly sinister entryist army does not exist.
The Shipley MP says his views on women and equality are reasonable, and that Labour is shaping a culture that seeks to silence dissent.
His one-man war on consensus makes people wince and routinely raises his colleagues’ blood pressure. That’s precisely why Parliament would be poorer without him.
The case for Bercow as a great reformer tends to be obscured by his astonishingly bad manners.
The 1979 saw the election of a group of Tories to the European Parliament whose enthusiasm for the European project is part of a vanished age.