Westminster

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”

Tony Blair has discredited Blairism, enabling a far-left ideologue to gain control of the party despite his grotesque worldview

The Labour leadership candidate’s new young supporters are naive, but his political opponents are intellectually lazy

Unionists fear that the SNP represents all Scots and that a break-up of the United Kingdom is now inevitable. They don’t and it isn’t

The European Convention is no longer fit for purpose. It is time for the Lord Chancellor to enshrine our freedoms in British law

The myth of a ‘progressive majority’ mesmerises the Left. Fail to learn the lessons of defeat and Labour will lose next time too

The government now has an opportunity to reform our human rights laws — but progress will be tricky

How did the pre-election polls get it so wrong? By misjudging the turnout