The proper way for Parliament to oversee executive functions is to delegate them to a Cabinet it trusts to discharge them.
The awards are understandably concentrated on the fight against Covid-19, but Oliver Lewis and Earl Howe are also recognised.
Whatever your view of the specifics, should it be for a judge to decide what is “worthy of respect in a democratic society”?
It’s also about much more, of course. But the wrangle over a legal principle is also over the consequences of enforcing it.
Bob Seely is wrong – building more homes is not just about ‘local people’.
Poots has purged Foster’s old team and nominated an ex-spad as First Minister. These do not suggest confidence.
On the old electoral map, equally-sized seats was an unambiguous win for the Conservatives. But 2019 changes the calculation.
The Health Secretary now languishes very near the bottom, while Truss secures her sixth month at the top and Johnson recovers a little.
The Government is right to insist on protecting food supply chains inside our country. But is the Prime Minister up for the fight?
There is a clear majority in favour of policies to cut the UK’s carbon emissions, but apparently limited appetite for radicalism.
Granting ‘Royal status’ to Hillsborough is the latest small but welcome step by the Government to do just that.
It is nonsense to suggest that ‘levelling up’ demands misdirecting building targets to places where housing is already affordable.
The UK competes as itself too rarely to allow the Corporation’s complacency to let Britain down. Time to bring some Olympic focus.
The UK needs stronger national institutions, whether that be Great British Railways or the British Broadcasting Corporation.
Also: The new Ulster Unionist leader is right that Northern Ireland suffers for having no government MPs. What will he do about it?