The Leader of the Opposition sounded as ungenerous as those who denounced Thatcher for years after her downfall.
The subject has not yet been sufficiently studied, but there is clearly an affinity between the Hindu ethic and the spirit of conservatism.
Parts of the media suspected, wrongly, that she was an Establishment stooge: her work leading the Vaccine Taskforce has since been triumphantly vindicated.
And how the editor of ConHome popularised the term “Spartans” for the diehard Tory opponents of May’s Withdrawal Agreement.
He is well known to our readers for his prolific and versatile writing and expertise on constitutional matters.
The moment calls for urgently aligning the agenda for devolution and decentralisation with that of growth and recovery.
Johnson’s task is to hire the right people and back them as long as they are getting things done, no matter who they offend in the process.
She will be familiar to many readers as a journalist and commentator who has been published in the Daily Telegraph, The Times, the Spectator and elsewhere.
Paul Goodman continues as Editor, controlling all editorial output, while Mark Wallace will lead the business as its first Chief Executive.
Johnson will be able to call on the advice and views of the Party’s own Muslim MPs, who now include Saqib Bhatti and Imran Ahmad-Khan.
Upgrading the UK’s infrastructure is an opportunity to bind places closer through trains and trade.
Its report focuses on hate speech – which is being weaponised by various groups, including Islamists, intent on censoring public disagreement with their own beliefs.
The eerie atmosphere at this conference is the calm in a party which wants to come back together.
My new pamphlet for the Centre for Policy Studies sets out a programme which would empower voters truly to Take Back Control.