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Harry Cole is a contributing editor to The Spectator and a columnist for Spectator Life.

Time for Tories to come out

Shy no more. It’s time to be Tory and proud.

Meet Dave’s secret A-list

The Conservative party elected Britain’s first ethnic minority MP, Sir Mancherjee Bhownagree, as long ago as 1895. It also gave…

How buff is Ed Balls?

A couple of years ago a perky female MP stood up in the Commons with a bit of boob on display.…

Who’ll win the TV polls?

Anyone who tells you they know how next year’s general election will play out is either a fool or full…

A big beast in kitten heels

‘She doesn’t rate Cameron any more. She did, but not any more,’ confides a friend of the Home Secretary. ‘There…

Let’s get down and dirty

By the time a politician stands up to give a speech, it has been briefed out, pre-butted, rebutted, shredded in…

The Washington Monument

Screen Time

Peering up at the First Amendment of the US Constitution chiselled in foot-high letters into the facade of Washington DC’s…

Yes, no, yes…

Given that smartphones have encroached on every other aspect of our lives, it was only a matter of time before…

Socialist climbing

Not a day goes by without some second-tier shadow minister squawking about the ‘cabinet of millionaires’. Under the new politics…

Faked in Chelsea

For those lucky enough not have witnessed the latest cruel twist in the world of reality television, I recommend Geordie…

Dressing right

Imagine a giant Vegas hotel without the casinos. Replace the dancing girls and gamblers with right-wing political activists, lobbyists and…