I am sorry that Tim Montgomerie is leaving The Times.
One less reason to read the newspaper.
This article on UKIP yesterday was so astute and full of wise analysis that I have kept and am on my third re-reading: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/columnists/article4077422.ece
And he is a million times better than the second-rate intellect of Matthew Parris: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/columnists/article4079835.ece (curious that he is such a liberal now considering all the years he spent pretending to be a right-wing Tory - was he lying then, or is he lying now, or has he always lied, lies upon lies, so that every line he has ever written every statement he has ever made has been false?).