Character assassination displaces comprehension, and so damages those who engage in it.
The seriousness of the uprising can be judged by the severity of the crackdown. Over 100 are dead, and the internet has been shut down.
Andrew Smith is a Conservative Councillor in Westminster and a consultant for Cicero Group. He writes in a personal capacity… Read more »
In football terms, Johnson played a high press and Corbyn relied on counter-attack. Neither scored.
My latest round of polling finds no signs of a seismic shift in opinion so far. We find a similar picture to last week’s.
In this marginal seat there is as yet no sign of an SNP surge, and they may just be losing support to Labour too.
The Confederation has wielded considerable influence over the last 30 years. But other, more entrepreneurial voices, must be heard, too.
One essential Bank of England chart illustrates what went wrong, beyond reasonable doubt.
As a new manifesto is being finalised, it is time to review how our 2017 commitments on defence have worked out.
By putting money into the hands of parents, in effect, such help would help to drive the demand for childcare of all kinds, formal and informal.
The campaign feels better run, including online. People massively prefer Boris Johnson to Corbyn. The question is whether it is enough
The relative downsizing of election news is likely to freeze the current campaign in aspic. That ought to help the party which leads in the polls.
It is capitalising on voters who weren’t born in the era of state monopolies having no idea how much worse these companies were under Corbyn’s dinosaur model.
CCHQ itself is also a victim of what it has helped to create. Here’s a way forward that should be acceptable to all.
I am arguing that there is some limited space for radical candour with the electorate on the difficult choices facing the country in the 2020s.
Farage’s decision to stand down some Brexit Party candidates seems to have been the most impactful development of this election week.
Plus: The ups and downs of Johnson’s broadcast. Poor A & figures. Conservative and Labour no shows. And: what to give a woman at Christmas.
He didn’t dissent from Javid’s call for one. But we can’t find any evidence that he gave a specific commitment.
As we champion the Union, we need to recognise that each nation is having a subtly different conversation with itself about its future.
A shallow minded and lazy tax and spend policy can only go so far on tax taken from the highest earners.
A fisherman from the Ajax, and other Leavers, want to know the Prime Minister will not let them down.
His attitude ought to worry us. I mean that literally. All these men believed that the end justified the means.
No deals with Huawei, no control of our nuclear industry, no more infiltration in our university research programmes. We need a values-led strategy.
It stretches credulity to just assume that rent-seeking or uncompetitive markets account for all British top wealth.
Together with my weekly focus groups, it will help to explain the dynamics of the campaign and the factors that will determine the outcome.
We ask you to follow the logic of your leader’s position – and stand down in order both to deliver Brexit and avoid a Corbyn Government.
Politicians are so uncomfortable talking seriously about our international role and relationships that instead we constantly engage in proxy battles.
There has been no agreement between the two parties. And the whole thrust of our campaign is to colonise the centre ground, not retreat from it.
His shift on candidates now acknowledges that a hung Parliament would be a bad thing. It follows that pro-Brexit voters in tight contests should back the Tories.
Lord Caine has projected a plan that would allow proceedings into suspected Troubles-related offences only if certificates are issued by senior legal figures.