The next generation of Conservative MPs may be no less gifted. But there’s one thing they can’t provide: institutional memory.
All of us at ConservativeHome are shocked and saddened by the death of Sir David, who was stabbed multiple times in his constituency surgery today.
I am very conscious that I am only one of 141 Conservative candidates campaigning in these elections.
Would we deploy the phrase in a similar way to the Prime Minister yesterday? The answer is that we wouldn’t. Here’s why.
Amidst verbal and actual violence, it is tempting to seek to shut down, say, Farage or Lammy altogether. But politics without anger would be impossible – and undesirable.
If the Government really is considering treating the intimidation of politicians in the same way as hate crime, it ought to think again.
The combination of a terror atrocity, mass deployment of troops, an election campaign and no legislature takes us into unchartered waters.
Her book is full of laugh-out-loud moments. And it has important points to make about violence, trolling and discrimination.
Plus: Hammond’s jokes. Javid’s stonewalling. Am I a fascist? And: of the making of books there is no end