They keep changing. But does it matter? For the last 30 years, when it comes to the public finances, the diet always starts tomorrow.
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Tightening the definition of a “hate incident” would help. Our new Attorney General has a lot of work to do if public confidence is to be restored.
The Conservatives lost a seat to Labour in Derbyshire. But the Conservatives gained a seat from Labour in Hertsmere.
As expected, the MSP for Eastwood won decisively, gaining over three-quarters of the vote.
Hunt is partly judging his own legacy. But the Government can still expect him to provide rigorous challenge.
MPs should be allowed to decide if former Ministers are capable of offering independent scrutiny to their successors.
If the Daily Telegraph catches a whiff of threatened tax rises, it will offer pretty robust coverage.
Local elections 2020: Holding the mayoralties in the Tees Valley and the West Midlands will be key Conservative challenges
But Labour will be under most pressure. They will be defending seats in areas where they performed very poorly in the General Election.
There was only one contest this week. Labour held a seat in Warrington.
It is also politically shrewd – showing free market radicalism and compassion for the poor.
An extremist party is gaining support – from those wishing to protest housing shortages and hospital overcrowding.
This week saw two contests in Suffolk. The Conservatives held both seats.
Ellwood to chair the Defence Committee. Tugendhat to chair Foreign Affairs. Hunt to chair Health and Social Care.
Since 2016, the amount of “hate crime” has probably gone down. The number of UK residents from other EU states has certainly gone up.
Showing that the current Mayor is failing is not enough. A strong alternative must be put forward.
Labour lost a seat to the Lib Dems in Brent. The Conservatives held a seat in Dumfries & Galloway.