Boris Johnson’s Brexit outburst proves that ideology will be the death of the Tory Party

When the Tories decide to become an ideological party which focuses on politics, rather than common sense economics, voters look elsewhere.   Wars of succession are never pretty and can last a long time. And they get more and more vicious the older the would-be successors are. Continue Reading

Brexit rots our rights. How can Theresa May ignore the stench?

Prime ministers are rarely judged on the power of their noses. The way they speak and listen attracts comment. They are praised if they have a common touch or strong vision. Smell is routinely underrated among the political senses, and yet I am increasingly convinced Continue Reading