Eastbourne and Willingdon Conservative Association members are celebrating a 50 per cent rise in membership, although, since they don’t say from what base, that doesn’t really tell us much. They credit Caroline Ansell and Theresa May, but we’d be rather interested to know to what extent UKIP members have been returning to their natural home. After all, the Tories have performed admirably in delivering UKIP’s flagship Brexit policy and now look set to outflank them on the right.
Education, for example, is about to be set back more than half-a-century by restoring selection. If their half-baked proposals for the BBC bring about that august institution’s downfall we will have been set back nearly 100 years. Then, there is the Health Service ...
and David Ellis
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