The Tory survival instinct has finally kicked in: only Boris can deliver Brexit


It has at last dawned on the party's MPs that a Leaver is best placed to do the job and keep Corbyn out

I can remember learning to read. I found the process slow and painful. It took so long to work out simple sentences, saying words syllable by syllable – “Far-mer Dan has a trac-tor” etc – before I could piece them together. And then, after a seeming eternity, it suddenly became easy. The words’ meaning leapt from the page, and I was away.

For three years this coming Sunday, the majority of our political and media classes have been agonisingly slow in learning how to read referendum democracy. They could not or would not see that if you invite people to decide something important and they...

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