The author recounts how, despite the opposition of John Major and Conservative MEPs, he kept Boris Johnson on the candidates’ list.
The Tory campaign in 1966 was not a success, but neither was it a complete failure. Heath’s warnings of economic troubles ahead were vindicated as early as July.
Meanwhile the indefatigable Oltep bobbed up and down all over the Tory benches, and was hurled repeatedly at Labour.
But Sir Peter Tapsell showed, by warning about Greece and Russia, that it is possible to rise above parochial concerns.
Three MPs asked serious questions about the Chilcot Inquiry. Reckless at least managed to be brief. Clegg looked very, very sad.
As a spectator sport, this continual tripping, kicking, stamping, striking, biting, gouging and even emasculating of the other side leaves something to be desired.
You, Dessie, are fighting fit with all that swimming in the Serpentine, bike riding and tennis. Soames and I admire you from the lounge bar.
Local voters will make the decision this coming Monday.
By challenging the German system of consensus politics, Cameron made himself a hero for a day.
Sir Peter Tapsell evoked the last enchantments of the 1950s as he called for the former Labour Prime Minister to be brought to book.
Eastleigh, Louth and Horncastle and South Suffolk seek their champions for 2015.
Or that Enoch Powell was a One Nation Tory? Sir Peter Tapsell reminds us how much we’ve changed.
Sir Peter providing a welcome historical perspective
First elected in 1955, he has been an MP during the terms of eleven different Prime Ministers.
Which Conservative constituencies are most demographically receptive to Farage’s party?