The Lord Chancellor has enraged the judiciary by not speaking up for it in what it saw as an hour of need.
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The Prime Minister set out to show that she will be a safe, inclusive negotiator.
We saw yesterday that terrorism takes the lives of the innocent, but strengthens the resolve of the survivors to carry on as before.
The view from the Commons press gallery of the moments after the attack.
These students parrot the priggish and illiberal morality preached to them by their self-righteous elders.
In yesterday evening’s showdown debate, the politician and the expert were excessively polite to each other.
Davis defied the Lords by carrying the Commons, but could not talk round Clegg.
The Chancellor sounded as if he was auditioning for a role in the Christmas panto.
Interview: David Burrowes, occasional rebel, constant Christian – and a backbench force to be reckoned with
The MP for Enfield Southgate helped to sink tax credit and Sunday Trading changes – and now has eye on the Government’s housing benefit plans for young people.
May faces such derisory opposition that her game is bound in time to lose its edge.
Charged with managing Whitehall, trouble-shooting, clocking Sturgeon, and preparing government for Brexit, his workload would make lesser mortals crumble.
Andrew Gimson’s Lords sketch: Lord Lisvane warns that Brexit could increase the powers of the Executive
Lord Willoughby de Broke congratulated the PM on giving “a UKIP speech”, so who needs UKIP?
The situation is volatile, but on balance it is more likely that Labour will hang on, and that Paul Nuttall will be the first victim of Thursday’s by-election.
Her refusal to gossip with journalists makes her serious.
Macmillan’s efforts succeeded because Churchill backed him fully. The Communities Secretary is not in the same happy position with May.