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Michael Brown was a Conservative MP from 1979 to 1997

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Labour should stop fighting this futile war

Even now, Mr Blair's lackeys are still hurling insults with a ferocity undiminished by tragedy

Suddenly, it is possible to imagine life without Tony Blair at Number 10

Tony Blair, like John Major, is more concerned about the sniping from his own side than the noise from the opposition benches

Mr Blair may still find a way to fox his backbenchers

A hunting ban hurts real voters. They are irritants Mr Blair can do without on his election walkabouts

Why don't parties represent their members' views?

The two issues of taxation, for Labour, and Europe, for the Tories, best underline the political mess

After six long years, the Tories have rediscovered the art of opposition

We may be at the point when the public begins the steady march from grumpy, unenthusiastic support for Blair to outright hostility

No confidence motion will give redress to MPs

Mr Duncan Smith appears powerless to haul Mr Blair to the Commons to answer these allegations

Our whole EU relationship is up for debate now

This is the moment to consider moving to associate status as the best way to preserve our nation

The key question: should the Tories panic or not?

We need to ensure that reinvigorated Tory activists are not thrown back into depression

There can only be one winner in the battle for the Baghdad bounce

Managing expectations of gains and losses has become the latest political game of all the political parties' spin doctors
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