Michael McManus uses the theatre to explore the potential for an anti-immigrant party to break away not from the Tories, but from Labour.
Gyles Brandreth, the compere for the event, got it spot on when he said that the evening was all about “championing books”.
“You might very well say that, I couldn’t possibly comment.”
Lord Dobbs of Wylye continues our series on Lords reform. A former Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party Michael Dobbs is also a well-known writer. Let’s start with what’s not in dispute. Lords reform is part of the Coalition Agreement – not that anyone has ever voted for the Agreement, but it’s not bad, so […]
By Jonathan IsabyFollow Jonathan on Twitter Yesterday saw the first day of a two-day debate in the House of Lords on the Government's recently published proposals for introducing a predominantly elected second chamber. Over 100 peers are due to speak in the debate over the two days and yesterday a number of senior Tories – […]