It would be unfair to accuse Davey, the Lib Dem leader, of being dull: that is part of his task as he works out his election manifesto.
The voters most disgusted by the behaviour of the outgoing MP, Nadine Dorries, are disgusted by the other parties too, and will not vote.
A friend of Michael Gove and a former Liberal Democrats, he is bidding for the Daily Telegraph and is an investor in GB News, which he hopes to see at the centre of such an election, if it happens.
The A list and its successors haven’t kept a golden generation out of Parliament. Many of those who might have made it up aren’t putting themselves forward for selection in the first place.
This is the essence of the Prime Minister’s message to the nation. He is speaking the truth, even if the country is unlikely to be grateful to hear it.
Party activists could be forgiven for wondering if he would now rather have Starmer in Downing Street than Sunak.
Sceptics will make valid points about this finding but there are good reasons to accept the picture at face value. It has him taking 50 per cent of the vote to Labour’s 33 per cent.
The Government’s failure to do anything about London’s housing crisis means the capital is now starting to export voters into its wide commuter belt.
The evidence from the local elections is not that the voters are abandoning the Tories to back Reform or Ukip , but parties of the centre and the left. Their situation is bad, but it can be made worse.
As two thirds of people in Britain agreed, the monarchy might seem a strange system in this day and age, but it works.
This imbalance in job security, income and pension provision is a glaring reality that too often goes unmentioned, and should be a priority and powerful mobilising cause for the Conservative Party.
To the extent the opposition parties have proposals, they offer wildly unrealistic timescales – and neglect to mention the huge increases in household bills they would necessitate.
Garvan Walshe is a former National and International Security Policy Adviser to the Conservative Party Democracy doesn’t defend itself. It only survives if citizens and the politicians they elect defend political institutions and keep those who would destroy them out of power. This is the idea behind militant democracy, whose name we owe to the […]
Over this period, the UK’s economic growth was level with the US’s and exceeded the other five members of the G7. In other words, on international comparisons, we did well.