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The Prime Minister’s speech from earlier this year provided an insight into his political and economic vision. How closely has Hunt stuck to it?
Mark Vickers writes in a sober, unsensational style, yet produces something surprising or even bizarre on almost every page.
Just as we find we were even more attached to Queen Elizabeth than we realised, so we find ourselves even more loyal to her successor than we expected.
In these days of her Platinum Jubilee, we give thanks both local and ceremonial for her faithful service to her people.
All three PMs did about as well as anyone could in the circumstances, and all three, so far as one can see, are doomed.
A magisterial survey of conservatism since the French Revolution brings home how various it is, and how impossible to reduce to an ideology.
These are the same elected representatives the whom we insisted should “step back and trust the professionals”.
Andrew Adonis’s new biography of “the first of a new breed of ‘common man’ who would manage the British state” and became one of the great Foreign Secretaries.
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.
Only one in three Party members, according to our poll, are unambiguously lined up behind the idea.
If Boris Johnson now gives real political substance to what has become an overused catch-phrase, he will recreate the Tories in the image of “ Honest Stan” Baldwin.
Here is a Tory Democrat who with sublime impertinence has stolen the socialists’ clothes.
“The work done in partnership with Baldwin, and by Chamberlain alone after 1937, gave Britain some of the best welfare services in the world.”
Reports that the former brought pressure to bear on ITV are alarming. Can we look forward to a new series – Britain’s Got Feudalism?