The process of choosing members is taking a long time. Some will wonder how departments can continue without full scrutiny for almost four months.
We should put the proceeds in a special Redistribution Fund to spend either on public services, or on poorer communities, or cutting taxes for the lower paid.
Doomsday predictions remain overblown, but the real, specific concerns of business are worth listening to nonetheless.
The current funding mechanism causes harmful cycles of feast and famine.
His Mansion House speech offered an opportunity to shift the tone of Brexit policy towards openness, liberalism, free trade and responsible capitalism.
There is only one priority: keep the Stalinists, trots, Islamist fellow-travellers, gender and feminist lunatics and, yes, the young deluded idealists out of power.
This first piece of a mini-series on what should be in the manifesto argues that the Conservatives must get serious about living within our means.
We have gained little, if any, benefit in terms of trade in return for the costs of membership.
Fudge, delay or in-fighting won’t make it go away. It must be dealt with swiftly.
He could commit to some tangible metrics – i.e: reducing the tax code in length by 25 per cent by 2019, or pledging to abolish three taxes in each budget.
The harsh truth is that, nearly seven years into Conservative-led Government, we are still living beyond our means.
The vast majority of people are neither Not-In-My-Backyarders nor Yes-In-My-Backyarders but Maybe-In-My-Backyarders.
The big lesson of Ivan Rogers’s resignation is that they must adapt to the cultural sea-change that last year’s referendum is bringing about.
The arguments are more finely balanced than in the case of the Single Market, but maintaining the present arrangement would blunt the point of Brexit.
Hammond, Green, the Work and Pensions Select Committee – even Clegg. All agree that it needs reviewing at least. And not before time.