Some recent letters in The Spectator magazine have featured politicians who altered their positions—more than once. Alistair Lexden contributed to the correspondence with a short letter published on 22 June.
The parliamentary stage of the Tory leadership contest ended on 20 June amid widespread reports of dirty tricks and bullying by Boris Johnson's supporters designed to influence the choice of the second candidate to be put forward to Party members.
On 17 June, a letter published in The Times stated that “the assessment that Mrs May is oddly lacking in political skills may be unusual but not unique in Britain’s prime ministers” and went on to claim that Chamberlain falls into the same category.
Lord Beaverbrook, the famous press magnate, made friends and enemies everywhere. A new biography of him has recently been published . Alistair Lexden reviewed it for the issue of Parliament’s House Magazine dated 10 June.