John Major

The Labour leader is adored by an alliance of two disenchanted generations. But he is grooming his ragtag army for inevitable defeat

‘If the Chinese have shown cynical duplicity towards Hong Kong’s democrats, the British have been guilty of self-delusion’

Today’s career politicians could learn a lot from John Biffen, an MP who hated soundbites

John Major is wrong. Far from the current Conservative-led cabinet being overwhelmingly privately educated it is in fact the most representative in history

The former Prime Minister’s recent attack on his own party was nothing more than an elder statesman’s pre-emptive strike

‘Perhaps visiting anthropologists would describe us as crazy. But Britain’s triumph in the Olympics is a tribute to the wisdom and foresight of its tribal leaders’