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.
I confess that Tuesday night did not go as I expected. I also confess that if someone had told me three years ago that Republicans would win the White House and both houses of Cong Read More
Sarah Montague, or, to be precise, Lady Brooke (her husband is a hereditary baron), has been a presenter of Radio 4’s Today programme from the tender age of 36 in 2002. Apart fro Read More
Anyone who thought Nigel Farage might opt for bit of golf and the pub after standing down from the Ukip leadership – how mistaken were they! It’s what he was waiting for. I Read More
(Nicholas Eberstadt holds the Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where he researches and writes extens Read More
A school has banned pupils from raising their hands to answer questions. Yes, you read that correctly. The principal (whatever happened to calling the Read More
In response to Mark Ellse: The Swedish model is not getting enough sex, Skellan wrote: Knock 5 per cent off my income tax rate for every child and I’d have 5 middle class we Read More