In a politics over-stocked with PPE graduates from Oxford, she has shown that a Liverpudlian who left school at 16 can triumph.
He is a liberal on the run, never stopping for long enough in one place to be pinned down, but soaring instead into the higher platitudes.
What’s likely to follow the setting-up of Johnson’s special scheme along the lines of Cameron’s Syrian one.
“If we don’t provide support for people in Afghanistan they’re ultimately going to find their way into Europe”, warns the former DfID Secretary.
His capacity to win some of his severest critics round, and persuade them of his “greatness of soul”, helps explain his success.
That was the norm of the past ten years, in the form of Farage’s parties. There’s no reason to assume that a new challenger won’t emerge.
The nation’s discourse has tossed liberty aside, leaving its citizens with a stark choice between dangerous socialists and climate-denying racists.
“So there’s no doubt, we are the underdog. But the point is, the Mayor’s record is so terrible it’s allowed us an opportunity.”
Chris Pincher, the new appointee, must stay in the post for the rest of this Parliament. It’s the only way that a strategy can be implemented properly.
It’s only Day Three – but Brussels is angling for a Britain with “the rights of Canada and the obligations of Norway”. Will there be a Managed No Deal instead?
“I apologised immediately, …and I shouldn’t have said that,” he confesses after he is told he is not JFK, he is more Michael Palin.
Showing that the current Mayor is failing is not enough. A strong alternative must be put forward.
His big win marks the end of the EU Ascendancy and the beginning of a new era: that of Britain as a sovereign nation.
“It is easy to feel that we are an exhausted country that gave its best and last in the Second World War, and having stretched ourselves beyond our limits, has no energy to continue.” And yet, says Rory Stewart, in another brilliant article, national greatness is still within our grasp. He begins by condemning the notion that a […]