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Joseph knew the importance a Conservative ‘counter-ideology’ to the intellectual ratchet of socialism.
Plus: Eleven candidates selected elsewhere, including Gillian Keegan in Chichester and Kemi Badenoch in Saffron Walden.
Plus: Off I go to Washington for the inauguration. Time to strip Southern of its franchise. And: what happened when I had breakfast with Andrew Pierce.
Today is the tenth anniversary of his election as Conservative leader – the most electorally successful one in modern times bar Thatcher.
Cardiff Bay has incubated an insular cartel whose hostility to reform is delivering public apathy and policy failure.