The companies are on solid ground over encryption; their footing is less sure, however, when it comes to pro-terror material on the net.
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If he wants to rejoin the Conservatives, he should be readmitted. But that’s not to say that he should be the candidate in Clacton in 2020.
As is Ben Wallace, the Security Minister.
Khalid Masood, who murdered PC Keith Palmer, turns out to be one – and was originally called Adrian Elms.
Terror at Westminster. Yes, we should honour the dead and praise the brave. But we must also keep our sense of proportion.
It is possible to be panicked into thinking that everyone, everywhere is at risk. Of course we should be vigilant. But this simply isn’t true.
Tobias Ellwood, who battled today to save the life of a police officer – and whose life is tragically intertwined with terror
He tried to give a dying policeman mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, and to stem blood loss by applying pressure to the wounds.
At least one person dead; several injured. Commons in lockdown; Scottish Parliament eventually suspends sitting; Tobias Ellwood “battled to save life of stabbed officer”.
Had he been in better health, and Northern Ireland a first Minister other than Arlene Foster, its government might not have collapsed.
So all other things being equal, Britain will have left the EU by the end of March 2019.
Coming soon – at least seven Brexit Bills. Leaving the EU will define May’s Government: a fate she should embrace.
Look forward to a mass of Henry VIII clauses. The Tudor monarch is about to experience his biggest revival since Wolf Hall.
In the short-term, this editorship unleashes a clowder of cats in the Conservative dovecot. In the longer, the move looks like a step nearer Westminster’s exit door.
In terms of the effectiveness of government and its presentation to voters, the Prime Minister could lose roughly a third of it without losing any sleep.
The most ominous portent for a second poll is that the No campaign has collapsed. It needs rebooting urgently.
To date, May has been able to junk, water down or delay Cameron’s agenda with little blowback. The Budget NICs furore may change all that.
Near the heart of a decision that both approved was a distrust of the style of politics pursued by the Chancellor’s predecessor.