Henry Hill

Henry Hill is Deputy Editor at ConservativeHome.

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Nothing sums up British decay quite like the period property premium

Henry Hill - 26 Jan 2023

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Tedious tokenism is the bane of British politics – the Sunak jet 'story' is just another example

Henry Hill - 20 Jan 2023

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Removing the whip from Andrew Bridgen is not an attack on free speech

Henry Hill - 16 Jan 2023

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Schroedinger's state: Britain's expensive government still manages to be far too cheap

Henry Hill - 12 Jan 2023

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Monarchy doesn't have to be modern

Henry Hill - 5 Jan 2023

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A lot of Yes voters don't actually want independence – so what does that mean for Unionism?

Henry Hill - 19 Dec 2022

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In defence of the boozy Christmas party (by a reformed teetotaller)

Henry Hill - 13 Dec 2022

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If it's Brown, flush it down: the former PM is doubling down on constitutional failure

Henry Hill - 6 Dec 2022

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Not Wellcome here: our museums need defending from censorious activists

Henry Hill - 29 Nov 2022

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The ghosts of New Labour are back to wreck the constitution

Henry Hill - 24 Nov 2022

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However social care is funded, Millennials and Zoomers lose out

Henry Hill - 21 Nov 2022

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Those who choose private healthcare are doing the NHS a service

Henry Hill - 11 Nov 2022

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Bribing homeowners is a typically shameless Lib Dem idea

Henry Hill - 8 Nov 2022

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What's the row over the Home Secretary's emails really about?

Henry Hill - 1 Nov 2022

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The Tories should be grateful for their rightwing challengers

Henry Hill - 24 Oct 2022

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The Truss debacle is a symptom of a broader problem – the Tories' inability to make hard choices

Henry Hill - 20 Oct 2022

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Hunt has bought some breathing room – but he faces huge battles with his own colleagues

Henry Hill - 18 Oct 2022

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Coffey break: finally a Health Secretary who isn't in thrall to the tobacco puritans

Henry Hill - 12 Oct 2022

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Interview with a (well-meaning) vampire: one Tory activist distils the Boomer creed

Henry Hill - 6 Oct 2022

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What hopes for levelling up with Liz?

Henry Hill - 29 Sep 2022

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Can Liz Truss keep the Tories' 'New Majority' together?

Henry Hill - 5 Sep 2022

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We now have two parallel health services – a sensible reform programme should embrace that fact

Henry Hill - 31 Aug 2022

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Reinventing the Blob – putting the politics back into public appointments

Henry Hill - 23 Aug 2022

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There's a simple solution to councils blocking infrastructure – overrule them

Henry Hill - 16 Aug 2022

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Consumers are paying the price to protect UK farmers – but there is a better way

Henry Hill - 9 Aug 2022

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Is Nicola Sturgeon an 'attention seeker' who should be ignored?

Henry Hill - 4 Aug 2022

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Critics of Liz Truss's claims about her schooling should educate themselves

Henry Hill - 27 Jul 2022

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Visions for the future are all well and good – but what the Tory hopefuls really need is a two-year plan

Henry Hill - 14 Jul 2022

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Boris is now the Ozymandias of British politics

Henry Hill - 6 Jul 2022

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50-year mortgages would only make our housing market more dysfunctional

Henry Hill - 4 Jul 2022

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What's the endgame for Northern Ireland?

Henry Hill - 28 Jun 2022

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Who governs Britain? The Tories need to show they are in charge, not blame problems on Labour

Henry Hill - 21 Jun 2022

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The Government should spend less time looking for enemies, and more looking for solutions

Henry Hill - 17 Jun 2022

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A feeble push for another independence referendum is Sturgeon's last roll of the dice

Henry Hill - 14 Jun 2022

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Don't listen to the Jubilee grumblers – if anything, Britain needs more pomp and pageantry

Henry Hill - 31 May 2022

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The servile relationship: why do we put up with American nonsense about Ireland?

Henry Hill - 24 May 2022

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The idea of moving the Lords to Stoke is pointless 'Levelling Up signalling'

Henry Hill - 18 May 2022

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TfL's venture into the property market is hugely welcome – if only it could go further

Henry Hill - 12 May 2022

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A hyper-active Queen's Speech can't distract from a lack of meaningful reform

Henry Hill - 10 May 2022

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An early election? MP deselection? Both are terrible answers to the big questions facing this Government

Henry Hill - 6 May 2022

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This housing fiasco shows how badly we need to rein in the Quango State

Henry Hill - 3 May 2022

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There's nothing 'Dickensian' about getting staff to work in an office

Henry Hill - 26 Apr 2022

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No one should take lectures from Labour on Britain's institutions

Henry Hill - 21 Apr 2022

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After 12 years in power, this Tory government is starting to show its age

Henry Hill - 13 Apr 2022

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Kwasi Kwarteng is wrong: 'Imposing infrastructure on people' is what government is there for

Henry Hill - 8 Apr 2022

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The Government's latest U-turn shows the ideological purity of the NHS matters more than patients

Henry Hill - 4 Apr 2022

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Nimbys go nuclear – how selfish homeowners will scupper Net Zero

Henry Hill - 29 Mar 2022

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'This Is Going To Hurt' is the best advert for private healthcare in ages

Henry Hill - 24 Mar 2022

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Gordon Brown has become the SNP's biggest asset

Henry Hill - 21 Mar 2022

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Blocking new housing to save a car park is a new Nimby nadir

Henry Hill - 14 Mar 2022

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A new LISA life: a simple reform that would help young people on to the housing ladder

Henry Hill - 7 Mar 2022

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Britain will pay the price for indulging the anti-housing lobby

Henry Hill - 1 Mar 2022

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If they really want to reform the BBC, the Tories need to do more than just complain about it

Henry Hill - 24 Feb 2022

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Abandoning the Ox-Cam Arc is another sign of Britain's warped politics

Henry Hill - 18 Feb 2022

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Elbow bump or fist pump? Navigating the new Covid etiquette

Henry Hill - 14 Feb 2022

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Extra security might hold back the mob – but a ring of steel comes with costs for our democracy

Henry Hill - 8 Feb 2022

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If Boris really wants to get rid of EU red tape, there's a very simple way to do so

Henry Hill - 31 Jan 2022

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Jacob Rees-Mogg is wrong about 'President' Boris

Henry Hill - 26 Jan 2022

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Whoever succeeds Johnson will face the same electoral conundrum

Henry Hill - 21 Jan 2022

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From safety net to straitjacket: the cost of putting 'health' above care in Our NHS

Henry Hill - 18 Jan 2022

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Rash Gordon: the former PM's plans for the Union are as terrible as ever

Henry Hill - 10 Jan 2022

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Twitter banning Politics For All raises some tough questions about our new public square

Henry Hill - 7 Jan 2022

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Plans for a British Bill of Rights are a distraction at best and a step backwards at worst

Henry Hill - 16 Dec 2021

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Even if he didn't have TB, killing Geronimo was still the right thing to do

Henry Hill - 14 Dec 2021

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The latest 'crackdown' on middle-class drug users is all for show

Henry Hill - 6 Dec 2021

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A new 'Woke Code' for MPs would be terrible for democracy

Henry Hill - 30 Nov 2021

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Testing the Tory coalition

Henry Hill - 25 Nov 2021

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Jeremy Paxman is quite wrong about scrapping the Lords – but the Upper House does badly need reform

Henry Hill - 16 Nov 2021

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A ban on second jobs would mean a poorer politics

Henry Hill - 9 Nov 2021

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Parliamentary scrutiny does need reform – but the Paterson farce has poisoned the well

Henry Hill - 5 Nov 2021

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The French fish fight is just the start for a popularity-hungry president

Henry Hill - 1 Nov 2021

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Whose WHO?

Henry Hill - 26 Oct 2021

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Gamblers aren't the only ones who should worry about the Government's plans

Henry Hill - 18 Oct 2021

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The UK's Protocol strategy seems to be working − but what's the Government's end-game?

Henry Hill - 13 Oct 2021

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'Stay local but go far' is a noble ambition, but a near impossible mission

Henry Hill - 4 Oct 2021

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Starmer still refuses to face up to Labour's Boomer conundrum

Henry Hill - 30 Sep 2021

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Removing charitable status will make private schools more expensive and less accountable

Henry Hill - 27 Sep 2021

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The SNP's drug problem

Henry Hill - 24 Sep 2021

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Forget gas prices, the UK's real cost-of-living crisis is elsewhere

Henry Hill - 21 Sep 2021

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The muddle over jabs for kids shows just how far we've come since 'Hands, Face, Space'

Henry Hill - 14 Sep 2021

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Has the time come for a Boomer Bedroom Tax?

Henry Hill - 8 Sep 2021

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After the fall of Kabul, the case for a Royal Overseas Regiment is stronger than ever

Henry Hill - 31 Aug 2021

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The Government should ignore Pen Farthing's pleas and focus on saving people, not animals

Henry Hill - 25 Aug 2021

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First smoking, now alcohol: for the public health zealots there will always be new dragons to slay

Henry Hill - 23 Aug 2021

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A pro-market Net Zero? Don't bet on it...

Henry Hill - 18 Aug 2021

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Why a row about a Welsh microchip factory is much more significant than it seems

Henry Hill - 13 Aug 2021

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To protect animals and beat the mawkish mob, Geronimo must be put down

Henry Hill - 9 Aug 2021

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University entrance exams will be the consequence of schools' failures – and we should welcome that

Henry Hill - 6 Aug 2021

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Why the best response to an over-active judiciary is an energetic government

Henry Hill - 4 Aug 2021

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Boris Johnson must spend his political capital, not fritter it away

Henry Hill - 30 Jul 2021

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If the SNP has spent its referendum fund, it would tell us something important

Henry Hill - 26 Jul 2021

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In a battle of values with China, getting good things built matters

Henry Hill - 23 Jul 2021

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Covid policy is being driven by PR, not public health

Henry Hill - 20 Jul 2021

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Restart the dance: a proper return to clubbing must be part of the new normal

Henry Hill - 14 Jul 2021

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The Protocol mess stems from years of neglecting Northern Ireland

Henry Hill - 5 Jul 2021

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Schools need real reform, not headline-chasing gimmicks

Henry Hill - 29 Jun 2021

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'Plant mums', planning and how to really help millennials 'grow up'

Henry Hill - 24 Jun 2021

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John Bercow has become the David Brent of British politics

Henry Hill - 21 Jun 2021

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Time to scrap the triple lock – and bring in the double-lock

Henry Hill - 18 Jun 2021

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The Government should help private schools to help themselves

Henry Hill - 16 Jun 2021

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Boris faces a choice – and it's not between clubbing and no clubbing

Henry Hill - 11 Jun 2021

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Could 'Ukima unionism' see off the forces of separatism?

Henry Hill - 8 Jun 2021

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Why banning tobacco could actually be a boon for smokers

Henry Hill - 4 Jun 2021

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The SNP plan to decriminalise drugs is the worst of all worlds

Henry Hill - 28 May 2021

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A building blitz in the south could be the Tories' ticket to hegemony

Henry Hill - 25 May 2021

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Why free marketeers shouldn't be afraid of 'renationalised' railways

Henry Hill - 20 May 2021

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When will the Government take a stand for personal freedom?

Henry Hill - 17 May 2021

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The Queen's Speech offers a hyperactive agenda – with one crucial omission

Henry Hill - 12 May 2021

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There's one simple lesson from this mixed bag of election results

Henry Hill - 8 May 2021

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Britain is right to stand firm against Macron's Channel Island posturing

Henry Hill - 6 May 2021

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A 'British Super League' would be a fine way to fortify the Union

Henry Hill - 28 Apr 2021

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These local elections will set the tone for post-Covid politics

Henry Hill - 23 Apr 2021

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The Tories must revive their education revolution – and take on the unions

Henry Hill - 13 Apr 2021

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If Boris Johnson doesn't have a plan for Northern Ireland, he must support people who do

Henry Hill - 9 Apr 2021

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If he wanted to run a successful pro-union party, Galloway should have looked to Wales for inspiration

Henry Hill - 6 Apr 2021

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Salmond's game-playing could be a headache for unionists – or a nightmare for the Nats

Henry Hill - 29 Mar 2021

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Beyond the hysteria about the Crime Bill, this is a chance for the police to win back trust

Henry Hill - 23 Mar 2021

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Is this the moment the SNP starts to lose its grip?

Henry Hill - 19 Mar 2021

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The Home Secretary should look beyond legislation, and put police reform on the agenda

Henry Hill - 15 Mar 2021

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If Boris has a clever plan for Northern Ireland, now is the time to use it

Henry Hill - 8 Mar 2021

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Why the Salmond saga threatens Sturgeon – and the separatist cause

Henry Hill - 1 Mar 2021

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Judges should not be left to freestyle new constitutional doctrines

Henry Hill - 26 Feb 2021

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Should we worry about swapping semaglutide for self-restraint?

Henry Hill - 17 Feb 2021

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Sturgeon's account of the Salmond affair is distinctly fishy

Henry Hill - 10 Feb 2021

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The Conservatives are not a hotbed of 'English nationalism', but a bastion against it

Henry Hill - 4 Feb 2021

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Whatever he might imagine, Gordon Brown is not the man to save the Union

Henry Hill - 27 Jan 2021

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What self-serving Osborne gets wrong about Scottish nationalism

Henry Hill - 20 Jan 2021

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Northern Ireland's future isn't set in stone – but London has plenty of work to do

Henry Hill - 15 Jan 2021

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Boris should bring in an Erasmus for the Home Nations

Henry Hill - 7 Jan 2021

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To go down in history for Brexit, Boris must now make the Union his top priority

Henry Hill - 29 Dec 2020

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The real problem with grammar schools? There aren't enough of them

Henry Hill - 21 Dec 2020

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It's absurd to attack Britain for wanting to defend her own waters

Henry Hill - 17 Dec 2020

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Deal or no deal, Boris faces a double-edged sword

Henry Hill - 10 Dec 2020

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Binning the awful Fixed-term Parliaments Act is a victory for voters

Henry Hill - 4 Dec 2020

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John Bercow's grammar schools rant makes no sense

Henry Hill - 30 Nov 2020

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The case for a new army of Royal Medical Reserves

Henry Hill - 25 Nov 2020

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Boris is quite right - devolution has been a disaster

Henry Hill - 17 Nov 2020

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With Cummings' exit, Johnson looks ever more like a modern Napoleon III

Henry Hill - 13 Nov 2020

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Per ego ad astra: America should not give up on Trump's space dream

Henry Hill - 10 Nov 2020

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If Boris is serious about Global Britain, he should create a Royal Overseas Regiment

Henry Hill - 2 Nov 2020

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Britain needs its own Meiji Restoration

Henry Hill - 14 Oct 2020

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English nationalism springs from a shrunken idea of what Britain is

Henry Hill - 5 Oct 2020

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The row over Charles Moore and Paul Dacre exposes the entitlement of the institutional left

Henry Hill - 28 Sep 2020

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Let's be honest, Britain's state pensions are little more than a Ponzi scheme

Henry Hill - 18 Sep 2020

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Unionists must do much more than just deny the SNP their referendum

Henry Hill - 2 Sep 2020

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A strategic and military plan for 'Global Britain'

Henry Hill - 18 Aug 2020

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Macron's willingness to act in Lebanon should be welcomed, not condemned as 'imperialism'

Henry Hill - 10 Aug 2020

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Instead of trying to 'save' high streets, we must let them evolve

Henry Hill - 28 Jul 2020

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Boris faces an almighty battle against the SNP - here's how he can win it

Henry Hill - 24 Jul 2020

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History offers hope for the Conservatives' forlorn liberal wing

Henry Hill - 10 Jul 2020

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It's time the Tories answered the big question about our universities

Henry Hill - 26 Jun 2020

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It's time to complete the Conservatives' education revolution

Henry Hill - 18 Jun 2020

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We need a 'Hong Kong doctrine' for Britain's overseas nationals

Henry Hill - 1 Jun 2020

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Johnson may still tough this out - but it looks a long shot

Henry Hill - 27 May 2020

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The schools row is a new front in the war between Parliament and 'the Blob'

Henry Hill - 18 May 2020

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As we lift the lockdown, remember that fortune favours the rave

Henry Hill - 7 May 2020

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After coronavirus, we have a chance to redefine what 'public health' really means

Henry Hill - 21 Apr 2020

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Coronavirus is a wake-up call: devolution isn't working

Henry Hill - 7 Apr 2020

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Rishi Sunak's déjà vu Budget

Henry Hill - 11 Mar 2020

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Jolyon Maugham's latest legal action is a portent of things to come

Henry Hill - 5 Mar 2020

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Heathrow shows the folly of politicians passing the buck

Henry Hill - 28 Feb 2020

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Why Johnson needs a plan to bring together the Tory clan

Henry Hill - 19 Feb 2020

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From transport to taxes, Johnson must walk a political tightrope

Henry Hill - 12 Feb 2020

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Moving the Lords to York is a bad idea - and not just because of money

Henry Hill - 20 Jan 2020

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Boris has two key elements for greatness - what about the third?

Henry Hill - 16 Dec 2019

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What now for the Tory schools revolution?

Henry Hill - 6 Dec 2019

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The Brexit Party can still trip up Boris Johnson

Henry Hill - 12 Nov 2019

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Boris Johnson needs eye-catching policies, not just extra spending

Henry Hill - 8 Nov 2019

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This was a Queen's speech for the doorstep - the big vision will have to wait

Henry Hill - 15 Oct 2019

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Until an election, we are stuck in Brexit purgatory

Henry Hill - 9 Oct 2019

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The Supreme Court ruling will have consequences far beyond Johnson's premiership

Henry Hill - 24 Sep 2019

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The case for withholding Royal Assent

Henry Hill - 16 Sep 2019

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Why the Scottish court ruling is more than just a political problem for Boris Johnson

Henry Hill - 11 Sep 2019

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The Tories are splintering over Brexit - but don't rule out a reconciliation

Henry Hill - 4 Sep 2019

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Proroguing shifts things in Boris Johnson's favour - but it's not a 'coup'

Henry Hill - 28 Aug 2019

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Splitting the Scottish Conservatives will not serve the Union

Henry Hill - 25 Jul 2019

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Don't be fooled - big business loves the nanny state

Henry Hill - 11 Jul 2019

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Does Boris have the stomach to take on the public health lobby?

Henry Hill - 4 Jul 2019

The sugar tax tightens Britain's social straightjacket

Henry Hill - 21 Mar 2016

Let’s Kickstart culture

Henry Hill - 1 Oct 2015

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We have the cure for industrial militancy

Henry Hill - 27 Jul 2015