That’s two of the original three out of the contest: Seely remains in it. The selection will take place later this week.
CCHQ has been taken to task elsewhere for imposing lists of candidates on seats with no connection to it. It certainly hasn’t done so in this case.
The Prime Minister has given an interview, which reminds us of another one…
It may be almost impossible for Labour to win the next election, but it will be very easy for us to lose it. We must not rest on our laurels.
Including contributions from Paul Abbott, Louise Burfitt-Dons, Dr Simon Clarke, Natalie Elphicke, Mark Fox, John Glen MP, David Skelton and Zehra Zaidi.
Though the idea was actually first floated by Jesse Norman. Sorry, by Mark Fox. No, hang on a minute…
From business people to barristers, a Number 10 adviser to former journalists, a strong field is lined up to compete for Willetts’ seat.
Mark Fox is a political commentator and former Parliamentary candidate. Tomorrow, Mrs T goes to her rest. Those that chose to will mark the occasion with respect. The state will provide as much formality as any commoner could wish for. The Bishop of London has the unenviable task of bringing focus and unity to a unique […]
Mark Fox is a political commentator and former Parliamentary candidate. In all the comment, tributes and criticism that has poured forth since the announcement of Margaret Thatcher’s death on Monday surprisingly little has touched on her personal Christian faith. In the two excellent speeches by David Cameron and Ed Milliband in Parliament it was not mentioned […]
Mark Fox is a political commentator and former Parliamentary candiate For some time now, it has been apparent Britain is going through a profound crisis of confidence in its institutions, its leaders, and in its place in the world. There doesn’t seem to be anyone around in public life at the moment who has the vision […]
Mark Fox reviews the new book by Tory MPs Matthew Hancock and Nadhim Zahawi, Masters of Nothing: How The Crash Will Happen Again Unless We Understand Human Nature. Much of the attention on this book has been focused on one of its authors' connection to the current Chancellor of the Exchequer, and what the book […]
In the current edition of the Church Times, Tony Baldry takes the Archbishop of Canterbury to task for his recent observations on government policy, made when he was guest editing the New Statesman. Baldry expresses dislike for the way the criticisms were made, comparing the Archbishop to a heckler in Parliament Square, charges him with […]
Mark Fox is a political commentator and former Parliamentary candidate. After all the debate, hype and controversy it has fallen to the Bishop of London to pull together the life of Mrs T and to bring out the human being that has been obscured by the –ism, the mythmakers and the critics. In a magnificent sermon at […]