Seldon’s latest book, composed in only six months, will at best be a quarry on which future historians can draw.
“…The heavy responsibilities are outweighed by the huge potential to serve your country. But you achieve nothing alone.”
May should go in mid-April. But attempts to appoint a successor uncontested will only stir further chaos in the hen coop.
He would be averse to leaving without a deal, but even more alarmed by the idea of taking any course of action which risked breaking the Tory Party into fragments.
The Prime Minister saw off the Leader of the Opposition, but her own backbenchers seemed glum and thoughtful.
Plus: That customs Cabinet committee meeting – and luck & chance in politics. How Zephaniah has fallen. Javid v Khan. And: my local elections overnight marathon.
Even her warmest admirers will want her doctors to testify that she is fit enough to carry on without wrecking her health.
Who would have predicted that Gavin Barwell, having lost his seat and ministerial position, would climb 63 places to number seven?
None the less, campaigns are not devised for the entertainment of journalists and websites. They are crafted to win votes. Which this one seems to be doing.
The Prime Minister and her husband were interviewed this evening on their partnership, putting the bins out and, inevitably, shoes.
The Prime Minister’s interview yesterday was a reminder of the fact.
The Prime Minister has given an interview, which reminds us of another one…
Plus: Tracey Crouch gets a women’s rugby team to bar the Chancellor. And: a new Tory One-Night-Stand dating app called Blue on Blue…