Gerald Warner

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Gerald Warner is a newspaper columnist, author, broadcaster, commentator, and former policy adviser to Michael Forsyth when he was Secretary of State for Scotland.

Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Arrogant Lib Dems are reverting to their Whig origins as the party of oligarchy

“I will do whatever it takes to stop Brexit.” From that pledge by Jo Swinson, in her first hour as …

By Gerald Warner

Thursday, 18 July 2019

An out-of-control parliament is trashing our constitution

Discretion has been thrown to the winds. The ambition of Parliament to seize absolute power at the expense of the …

By Gerald Warner

Saturday, 13 July 2019

Lost Classic: Scaramouche, by Rafael Sabatini

“He was born with a gift of laughter and a sense that the world was mad.” Those words, accompanied by …

By Gerald Warner

Thursday, 11 July 2019

Revolutionary McDonnell is even more dangerous than Corbyn

“Oh, Jeremy Corbyn” is not a chant one hears much these days. It has joined “I agree with Nick” and …

By Gerald Warner

Thursday, 4 July 2019

A radical policy programme could bring the Brexit Party to government

The Brexit Party’s gathering in Birmingham last Sunday was entitled the “Big Vision Rally.” Political parties like to give grandiloquent …

By Gerald Warner

Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Labour's red greenery is designed to destroy capitalism

There you have it. There is no more camouflage or dissembling. The mask is off. John McDonnell’s address earlier this …

By Gerald Warner

Friday, 21 June 2019

The Tory party may be on its last legs - it is important to understand why

Recently the New Statesman initiated a series of articles on “the state of the right” with a piece by historian …

By Gerald Warner

Thursday, 20 June 2019

Rory Stewart is an icon of the infantilisation of politics

It resembles that blessed moment of relief, in an hotel or restaurant, when an unruly child who has been making …

By Gerald Warner

Friday, 14 June 2019

Proroguing parliament is legal and should be on the table

The impressive thing about Team Corbyn is not just the remarkable consistency with which it demonstrates its talent to screw …

By Gerald Warner