Saturday, 23 March 2019

Brexit is being betrayed by the political class

The penny is beginning to drop, though full appreciation of the situation is still incomplete. But it is beginning to..

By Gerald Warner

Thursday, 14 March 2019

Disgraceful parliament has lost its legitimacy

Finally, the fog of battle has lifted and the enemy is now in plain sight. It is not the rag-tag..

By Gerald Warner

Friday, 8 March 2019

Who do these people threatening no Brexit at all think they are?

By a kind of osmosis, a sinister new phrase has insinuated itself into public discourse on Brexit. Amid the myriad..

By Gerald Warner

Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Westminster's message to Britain - democracy doesn't live here anymore

After innumerable false deadlines and anticlimaxes, we are finally close to the tipping point. Sometime within the next month it..

By Gerald Warner

Friday, 22 February 2019

Soubry libretto turns breakaway into comic opera

The launch of the great Tory schism at a press conference thsi week belonged more to the province of the..

By Gerald Warner

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

No deal Brexit is the best solution

With the Brexit deadline looming and second referendum campaigners becoming daily more deranged, it is possible to discern the likely..

By Gerald Warner

Friday, 15 February 2019

Lost classic: “Pelham; or, Adventures of a Gentleman”, Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1828)

“It was a dark and stormy night.” That literary cliché of an opening sentence, regarded as the qualitative antithesis to..

By Gerald Warner

Thursday, 14 February 2019

Commons Remainers are destroying government by consent

Consider the following scenario. A general election is held in which Labour wins an overall majority. The margin of victory..

By Gerald Warner

Friday, 8 February 2019

Brexit debacle is a model of competence compared to the HS2 disaster

It would be understandable if you thought the Brexit negotiations the most farcical display of incompetence in which the current..

By Gerald Warner