The Brexit negotiations and the lack of an obvious successor are likely to keep her in place at least until we leave the EU in March 2019.
Posts Tagged: Brexit
Also: Tories say data proves Sturgeon should abandon tax plans; Jones joins Scottish Conservatives to menace the Withdrawal Bill; and DUP may back boundary review.
Making it harder for criminals to hide behind shell companies will boost our international standing and remove a driver of high house prices.
Higher taxes. Social insurance. New Commissions. Reforming NI. Debate on health and social care gathers pace.
But the collapse of the Tory manifesto social care plan, plus the Government’s lack of a workable Commons majority, all but rule out radical change to the system.
Opposition to a new poll outweighed support in all scenarios but one: a choice between accepting the terms negotiated for Brexit, or leaving without a deal.
And here we end, by reflecting on what he might have thought about Labour’s move away from the tenet of democratic government.
The Moggcast. Episode One. “Austerity in the NHS…will be very hard to continue with, however much there are limited resources.”
The Somerset MP in conversation with ConHome on: social care, housing, Brexit and the Lords, Carillion…and the reshuffle.
Sunder Katwala: The immigration debate didn’t end with the referendum – it’s only just beginning in earnest
Discussion of immigration is often dominated by those who are entirely ‘pro’ or ‘anti’, but most people are somewhere in between.
People did not feel committed to their current party. The next election was, they hoped, a long way away, by which time much could have changed.
We must seize the opportunities to provide services in a more efficient way – cutting the long delays on public procurement is an obvious example.
Fairly or unfairly, the pro-EU cause is already associated with elites. The arrival of the Withdrawal Bill in the Upper House will do nothing to diminish that impression.
People will not accept any arrangement that isn’t funded through the tax system and free at the point of use. So we have to find a way of making the current model work.
Peter Franklin: Ruling political tribes 2) The Conservatives. Gove is now in a position to emerge as kingmaker – or, just maybe, as King.
But unless his fully-developed vision of the future can capture heart-and-minds, I’d expect control of the party to stay with the mainstream.
Nick Faith: Five actions for new Secretaries of State as they get to grips with their new departments
Given Brexit, limited parliamentary time and a hung parliament, one priority is to demonstrate how leaving the EU will create specific opportunities for Britain.
Theresa May: “Our goal of eliminating all avoidable plastic waste”. Speech on the 25 Year Environment Plan – full text
“In years to come, I think people will be shocked at how today we allow so much plastic to be produced needlessly.”