Plus: Wednesday – the fatal day for Cabinet Ministers. Green’s resignation: OMG WTF did the news channels think they were doing? LOL. May – cool as a cucumber. And thank you to my readers.
Also: Cairns criticised over future of Swansea tidal lagoon; SNP squeeze private schools as teacher crisis deepends; and Foster ‘was not fully warned’ about RHI risks.
Nasserism, Ba’athism and Arab Socialism, not capitalism, are the colonial impositions on the Arab world.
We should prove our commitment to democracy and the individuated nature of nations by promising now to return what Lord Elgin looted.
Robert Halfon: Our schools are the best ever – now let’s build on that success, and deliver more social justice
High educational standards are essential, but the most disadvantaged children also need help with workplace skills and social capital.
Nicky Morgan: Threats, intimidation, violence, and trolling. Something is rotten in the state of our democracy.
Those who turn a blind eye to MPs being labelled mutineers are playing with a fire which will eventually consume them too.
It seems strange to think of Thatcher’s last triumph as the twilight of a Tory century, but that is how it now appears to electoral history.
Plus: We’ll never know the truth about the rebels’ motives. If you have fewer MPs, you must also have fewer Ministers. And: doesn’t Steve Baker have a fine head of hair?
Of course the Government must sell its vision and achievements, but we must also expose the hard left’s anti-democratic conduct and duplicity over Brexit.
Also: Sargeant’s son to contest his seat at Welsh by-election; and Labour may use direct rule to align Northern Irieland with the mainland on abortion and gay marriage.
The old hatred has been ushered in by a toxic mix of Islamism, anti-immigrant populism and far-leftism. Liberalism must fight back.
DExEU must continue after March next year to prevent the EU from using constructive ambiguity to implement regulatory absorption.
James Frayne: Businesses like Pizza Hut and Paperchase are abandoning Middle England, which is a big mistake
Too many corporate communications executives have more in common with left-wing Twitter activists than with their own customers.
Henry Newman: Incoherent, contradictory and palpably ridiculous – the Opposition’s Brexit policy is a farce
The Conservatives should spend more time exposing the divisions on the Labour benches and less time arguing among themselves.
I understand the Government’s keenness to achieve a free trade agreement with the EU, but we need to be careful that the price is not too high.