Here is a politician educated at Sandhurst and on active service with the Scots Guards in Northern Ireland, not by reading PPE at Oxford.
Tories will read the story of his ascent to high office with enormous pleasure – for it amounts to a vindication of the United Kingdom.
With VJ Day approaching, we should never lose our pride in our shared military history and of our contribution to the vanquishing of tyranny.
It’s been suggested that choices need to be made about which businesses should close first, but this isn’t fair to the country’s publicans.
The coverage of death rates in this country has been lacking in nuance – leading people to have skewed perceptions of the UK’s performance.
As Lord Ashcroft wrote recently for ConservativeHome, the George Cross would be the best way to honour our heroes.
“We’ve also put forward a very clear plan in terms of how we address issues in relation to testing.”