Westminster

‘Tony Blair’s decision to introduce PR for the 1999 European elections was the springboard for the rise of UKIP, and ultimately for the referendum’

“If May had not called her wholly unnecessary 2017 general election and thrown away the Conservative majority, the Brexit process would not now be in the dire state it is.”

‘Will the Independent Group break the mould of British politics? The odds must be against it, but perhaps they are not as poor as they first look’

‘A Speaker with a strong political agenda is a dangerous creature under the Westminster model’

The first female PM faced unprecedented vitriol from snobbish cultural bureaucrats

Entryism plagued the Labour Party in the 1970s, and is doing so again

The tumultuous day Jeremy Corbyn was crowned Labour leader

The new Labour leader’s far-left politics mean the Conservatives no longer need to play Blairite games. The modernisers’ days are over

Like the Gadarene swine, the Left are hurtling toward destruction

“We should never trust the government — any government — to look after us in old age”