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Polling day: The ‘Portillo moments’ to look out for
Conservative splits have always been about personalities as well as principles, writes Tim Bale
Losing a seat is an abrupt end to a big job; what do MPs do next?
Immigration is a red herring and a referendum is not the solution, writes Michael Portillo
If Scots catch the smell of fear drifting north, they may vote mischievously, writes Michael Portillo
Britain faces intense debate over its nuclear weapons
Tory detractors fail to take account of their leader’s radicalism, writes Michael Portillo
The shadow education secretary believes local accountability is vital for schools, writes Chris Cook
The PM would be ecstatic to stop courting wealth, writes Michael Portillo
The UK’s economic outlook looks grim but there is still hope, says Michael Portillo
Boris Johnson is a compelling subject for Sonia Purnell’s biography but the secret to his success remains uncracked
Winning a majority after five years of government cuts will not be easy, writes Michael Portillo
David Cameron must fear the brand is still toxic, writes Michael Portillo