Philip Hammond believes that what is good for the City of London is good for Britain. He represents the Conservative Party as sociological determinism says it should be, a Europhile and the voice of unfettered financial capitalism

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During the pandemic, the pendulum swung back to One Nation largesse. The rhetoric changed too. We have Conservatives who heart the NHS. Compassionate Conservatives. Conservatives who believe in the Nation.

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“Johnson’s march on Scotland has a campaigning feel to it. It seems like a long time since a UK Prime minster could come to Scotland simply as part of normal government business. Every venture north now comes with dangers and is embarked upon for the grim necessity to ‘save the union’.”

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