Racist opposition to immigration, notably in the former East Germany, does not mean reputable opposition is impossible.
In the wake of him losing his libel case against her, we re-publish Mark Wallace’s 2017 article on these best of enemies.
Conservatives hope to make some progress in the City – by concentrating on the bread-and-butter issues that really matter to voters.
There is a back story to how it has come to issue a leaflet that takes sides in the dispute between India and Pakistan.
Galloway is furthering a dangerous communalism – by dragging conflicts overseas towards the centre of domestic political discourse.
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It helps the Nationalists avoid scrutiny of their record and undermines Johnson’s pledge not to grant another vote.
Playing for second place is not good enough. It may be difficult to deliver, but an expansive pro-UK electoral alliance is our best hope.
This old-style socialist turns out to be much more of a small-c conservative than his many critics are willing to admit.
He has a good eye for political openings, and Labour’s woes might have created a space for an avowedly left-wing, pro-UK figure.
After the election, we suggested five ways of securing the Party’s electoral position. Eight months on, how is the Government doing?
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Bower writes him off as a loser, which is perhaps what he will end up being. But he did much better at the last general election than the commentariat expected.
Plus: In news elsewhere, a luxury women’s health spa in Belgravia – with annual membership fees of £5,500 – this week blamed Brexit for its closure.