Conservatives would do well to prioritise above all else the promotion of young, intelligent and furiously ambitious staffers granted a level of autonomy not seen since the administration of Empire.
Like Margaret Thatcher, he does not regard the preservation of the status quo as either morally acceptable or practically possible:
But it is hard to see how he can become leader again in this Parliament, in which so many of his own MPs refused to serve under him.
But can he induce the backbenchers who applauded his victory to refrain from civil war?
The Business Secretary stood outside a pub and proclaimed his support for vitality, prosperity and commerce.
A panel assembled by Policy Exchange addressed the question, “Conservatism: What Do We Want From The Next Prime Minister?”
Hypocrisy tops the list of dangers for a politician – and Labour’s leader is dangerously exposed.
He says that road haulage interests are trying to revive the pre-Brexit economy – but that the Government will stand firm for higher wages.
A new study by Anthony Seldon of the office of Prime Minister gives too little credit to the many among its 55 holders whom he dismisses as failures.
Countries need a balance of self-criticism and self-confidence. People are often called on to act for a greater good. But if Britain is shameful, why bother?
The PM crashed about in a manner which recalled the short, brilliant, astonishingly abusive career of Lord Randolph Churchill.
Sitting in a park is selfish, but organising a mass demonstration in a park is wonderful, and schools should still stay closed. Seriously?
Disraeli’s impudence and audacity, demonstrated in this collection of his sayings, cast light on the present Prime Minister’s conduct.
The scale of his domestic ambitions and the legacy of the Iraq War suggest that his ambitions will be limited – for the moment at least.