Election 2019

Boris was fun once, but nobody’s laughing anymore

After an electoral disaster in the 1930s, Wakefield kickstarted the new Labour era. Can it do the same for Starmer?

The left will never recover unless we ignore those who won’t accept defeat

Rudeness does not make for good television

The red wall was a patronising generalisation about a huge swathe of the country

The older generation has jumped ship – just as liberal Conservatism’s moment has come

A classicist in No 10: Boris and his worldview

Lewis Baston’s guide to watching the election results intelligently

Don’t go to bed early, says Graham Stewart

If Lancashire Leavers can ever be persuaded to vote Conservative, it needs to be now