The Chancellor extolled principles that point to the possibility of meaningful pro-growth reform of how revenues are raised.
The sheer speed of vaccine invention and deployment marks a political win for him as well as a British triumph.
This ambitious 39-year-old is grappling valiantly with the Leveson problem, and no one does a better digital transformation.
The former Chancellor has taken to the role of newspaper editor, but some will see his attacks on the Prime Minister as unhelpful.
Her refusal to gossip with journalists makes her serious.
It shows an admirable devotion to duty. But whether what was sustainable as Home Secretary will be so as Prime Minister is another matter.
“Writing off a third of our entire population might seem extreme, but it is typical of the political and media classes who know little of life beyond the Circle Line.”
We can encourage greater international trade and investment without writing off Britain’s working classes.
Its defining characteristic is a mix of practical knowledge and an understanding of the best and the worst of which humans are capable.
The campaign is impoverished and the electorate insulted by the refusal of the main party leaders to talk about a new settlement for the United Kingdom.
And 84 per cent would not.
Although Cameron and the Chancellor expected the deficit to be far smaller by now, they still have a credible strategy for dealing with it.
It has plenty of supporters among Conservative journalists. But why not among Conservative politicians?
A resurgent reforming centre would speak for those of us who don’t want populism, but do want a genuine alternative
A mixture of regretful nostalgia for what is lost, and sunny optimism for what is to come lies at the heart of every Tory.