It’s ridiculous to talk like Boris Johnson – and that’s why he does it

The scene is a townhouse in north London. The honourable Member of Parliament for Boris Johnson is considering his next move. The Opposition is making headlines by chewing its own entrails over whether or not it likes Jews. The country is stockpiling food and medicines, while grass fires rage, cows go hungry and farmers talk of disaster. To make matters […]

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Here’s why you really don’t want a grand coalition to run Brexit

Theresa May is making such a bodge out of Brexit that there are calls for a ‘government of national unity’ to run the country instead. And there is precedent – in times of crisis, such as financial crash or war, Britain has had Grand Coalitions of all political parties who come together in the national interest. We did it in […]

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Runners and riders for Tory leadership after government left in chaos

The odds of Theresa May facing and losing a vote of no confidence have shortened after both her Brexit Secretary and Foreign Secretary quit their posts. The Prime Minister has been severely weakened after losing David Davis and then Boris Johnson after both Brexiteers revealed they could not support her customs compromise deal hammered out at Chequers on Friday. A […]

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