One of the few traditional Conservatives to have served on the Tory front bench under Cameron, Paterson was Secretary of State for Northern Ireland before being promoted to the more high profile role of Secretary of State for Defra.
One day to go and Sir John Major has weighed in. “Labour divides to rule. To win votes they will turn rich against poor; north against south; worker against boss." We hope we don't wake up with them on Friday.
Another awful Labour woman. The fact Ed Miliband’s carved his pledges in stone doesn't mean he might not break them, campaign chief Lucy Powell has said.
In this space months ago, I asked whether the Republican party powers would put party before principles to preserve their positions under Donald Trump or accept reform under Senato Read More
Hang ‘em high. At last! Now we know why those misguided Brits voted for Brexit. It was the ‘hang ’em, flog ‘em’ brigade exerting their prejudices. That, in effect, is wha Read More
Poor old Jezza and Owen Smith. Neither – the one with his gender equality pledge or the other with his 50 per cent women in Parliament (regardless of merit) bribe – is likely t Read More
In an article for the i newspaper, TCW’s co-editor Laura Perrins reacted to the recent report about sexism in Parliament: How unfortunate it was for Read More
Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership campaign is “glad” to have the support of an anti-Semitic extremist group. In order to boost Corbyn support amongst M Read More
Britain’s countryside is under threat. A satellite survey conducted by a research team at the University of Leicester between 2006 and 2012, found that between those years, 22,0 Read More