The Government has to balance the need to get lots more houses built with its duty to protect buyers from unscrupulous builders.
Is the Home Office blunderingly incompetent, or deliberately obstructive? Bad news: it’s a combination of both.
One or the other would be easier to solve – and politically helpful to at least somebody. As it is, our immigration system exhibits the worst of both worlds.
Onward, FREER, the revitalised CPS. The Tory MPs involved in all these will have to take some risks if they’re to get off the groumd.
His refusal to get to grips with Labour anti-Semitism, or think about anything he finds personally disagreeable, makes him hopelessly unprofessional.
The issues at stake stretch even wider – into the future treatment of EU nationals and the Brexit negotiation.
Votes loom on the EU Withdrawal Bill in the Lords. Which places a big responsibility on Labour’s leader there – Angela Smith.
Crossbench votes are always crucial in the Upper House as it now is. But the decisive role in the Bill’s consideration may well be played by the Official Opposition.
May kept astride the Home Office tiger through relentless, grinding work and fearsome, dedicated SpAds. If Rudd can’t do the same, she risks being eaten.
It is absolutely vital that these issues are discussed this week and as part of post-Brexit trade talks.
The Prime Minister faces a difficult afternoon – but will be aided by the unwillingess of Tory backbenchers to line up with Jeremy Corbyn.
Three in four support some kind of action. However, three in five appear unwilling to risk members of our armed forces losing their lives.
She cited the attack in Salisbury: “We cannot allow the use of chemical weapons to become normalised….in Syria, on the streets of the UK…
With over 1,000 responses in, the Tory grassroots appear to believe that May would be right to abandon Blair’s precedent and act on the royal prerogative.
And: should the Government have the power to do so without a preceding Commons vote?
If social networks are common spaces, they must be open to both left and right. Conservatives must take the lead to ensure oversight is fair.
She will be feeling a hand of history on her shoulder, and wondering if the other holds a knife at her back.