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Angry Dave’s jibe at ‘fat arse’ Reckless

29 September 2014 13:42

While last week’s Labour conference felt like a wake, the mood is a little better here in Birmingham for Tory party conference. There is a certain amount of gallows humour in the… Continue reading

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Toryism’s trip back to the 70s

17 October 2013 11:34

Remember Ted Heath’s greatest hits of the 70s? Riding high in the charts was his ‘prices and incomes policy’. Followed by ‘state subsidies’ and ‘picking the winners’. And who can… Continue reading

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Tribune, the left-wing mag, wants more free access to the Tory autumn conference.

iDemocracy and a new model party

15 July 2013 11:15

The Conservative party is a bit like HMV, the bankrupt music business. For years, just like HMV, we were market leaders. We won 44 per cent of the vote in… Continue reading

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Elizabeth Truss, 'a bit of a Thatcherite' Picture: Getty

What would Thatcher do if she was in power now?

1 December 2012 15:41

It is testament to Margaret Thatcher’s remarkable influence on British politics that 33 years after she won her first general election victory she still has such a hold on our… Continue reading

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Former Prime Minister Baroness Margaret

Margaret Thatcher and the Tory party’s change on Europe

23 October 2012 22:08

Charles Moore’s biography of Margaret Thatcher promises to be the most important British political book in decades. Tonight, we got a preview of it when Charles delivered the Centre for… Continue reading

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