Articles tagged Brandon Lewis:

If I Had to Vote (or Speak) For...

  • 9 Nov 2019

Politics has always been a tribal sport. Political allegiances are often handed down through the generations. Some people find it unthinkable that they would vote any way other than their parents and grandparents did. Other people change their votes as often as they change the...

Edinburgh Fringe Diary: Wednesday

  • 31 Jul 2019

I don't usually get nervous about much nowadays. I mean it's not as if I'm not used to being on a stage talking in front of an audience, but somehow appearing at the Edinburgh Fringe is somewhat different. I suppose I'm in fear of falling on my face and going back to London wi...

It Shouldn't Happen to a Radio Presenter 67: So I'm a Soft Interviewer, Am I?

  • 5 May 2019

I've never quite understood why some people continue to think that I am a soft interviewer. It's true that I tend not to shout or get aggressive. It's true that if I get a bit shouty, I do it with a smile, but that does not equate to 'softness'. I prefer to do conversational s...

Two Ways Conservative Conferences Need to Change

  • 10 Oct 2018

I’m getting heartily sick of conferences in Birmingham and Manchester. Because of the cost of accommodation many party members are put off attending. They just can’t afford it. One of the joys – if that’s the right word – of going to Bournemouth or even Blackpool was that anyo...

ConHome Diary: When the Rain in Spain...

  • 17 Aug 2018

I’m in Spain on holiday this week. Like many people who are obsessed by news, it’s difficult to switch off completely. I’d love to leave my phone and laptop at home but there’s always that fear of missing something. So far I’ve spent most of my time so far reading, sunbathing,...