It is an extremely tough task to prepare to be a constitutional monarch, or indeed to take on the actual role.
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Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: Corbyn has the charm of a perfectly working steam locomotive of the 1940s
The Labour leader claimed the Tories are privatising the NHS, and May sheltered behind what Labour did in power.
Interview: Lewis -“At conference this year, I and the Prime Minister are determined that the members feel it is their conference.”
The Party Chairman intends to remove from the candidates’ list those who failed to campaign in the local elections.
Ed Husain has written an excellent account of the Islamic world, and of the inability of doctrinaire secularists to comprehend it.
A key reason why the line was unprofitable is that Network Rail failed to deliver improved infrastructure – and it’s already in public hands.
The Prime Minister could not tell the House how she proposes to achieve the most frictionless possible trade with the EU.
David Miliband, Nicky Morgan and Nick Clegg are urging from the sidelines a breach of faith with the British people on Brexit.
This ambitious 39-year-old is grappling valiantly with the Leveson problem, and no one does a better digital transformation.
The Labour leader showed up the Prime Minister’s unsustainable indecisiveness.
Caroline Slocock says the first woman Prime Minister, whose downfall she witnessed, deserves the admiration rather than the contempt of feminists.
But at least the Leader of the Opposition touched for a moment on the economy, and reminded us of dear old Oltep.
Ministers like Amber Rudd have great difficulty finding able SpAds because the Conservative Research Department, which used to train them, has been destroyed.
The Home Secretary displayed the necessary mixture of grip and remorse about the Windrush affair.
The DUP’s Westminster Leader says the Irish border issue is being exploited by people who want “to thwart leaving the EU if they can”.
For readers on this side of the Atlantic, there is also some value in being shown how explicit, and serious, Americans like to be about moral questions.