As German tanks rolled into Czechoslovakia, representatives of this country’s biggest companies were busy in Germany.
Contrary to received wisdom, Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbour did not guarantee American entry into the European war.
Judicial review is clearly more intrusive than it was. But it is the checks and balances which protect us in a liberal democracy.
Billions have already been briefed in advance of today’s budget, as if Britain were a country with a healthy budget surplus.
Experience suggests that killers motivated by Islamist extremism seldom act outside terrorist networks.
Here, in a nutshell, is why Labour is struggling to make progress. Its obsession with identity politics puts it at odds with the majority of British people.
Turn a blind eye, and every one of the other 30 Articles in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights will be breached too.
If you want societies that seek to impose virtue by force, leave the rest of us to muddled old Britain, and try Jonestown.
Wallace has done well to win an exceptional defence settlement, but it may not be enough to fund all the Integrated Review’s ambitions.
With VJ Day approaching, we should never lose our pride in our shared military history and of our contribution to the vanquishing of tyranny.
Voters will support a balanced narrative about Britain’s past in our schools, but they will want children to feel mostly pride in our past.
If Britain joined in a moment of self-doubt, it voted out as a confident, self-assured, optimistic, outward-looking and independent nation state.
I have lost count as to how many Tories I have recently met who assume that we will be in power for the next ten to fifteen years. That worries me.