Johnson’s supporters still think the controversial provisions can be delivered if the Government holds its nerve. But the clock is ticking.
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When older heads avoided last month’s Commons debate, the 2019 intake rode out to defend their leader. Many will never so readily do so again.
Henry Hill: The public want UK-wide rules for Christmas, but we’re a long way from a ‘Four Nations’ approach
The different administrations are all in different places with increasing bad blood between them. Also, devosceptics look set to win seats in Wales.
Just over 56 per cent support the decision not to extend the programme through the Christmas holidays, versus almost 38 per cent who disagree.
To both treat every Covid patient who needs it and maintain regular services through the ‘winter crisis’, the NHS needs a more muscular intervention.
Fewer than one in four are holding out for Biden. Does this reflect their view of which will be better for Britain, or simply instinctive mistrust of the Left?
Henry Hill: Tories claim Drakeford has turned Wales into ‘test-bed for left-wing socialist authority’
Also: another miserable week in Government for the SNP; the deep damage of the Irish Protocol grow clearer by the day; and more.
The First Minister’s absurd decree banning the sale of ‘non-essential’ goods spotlights the tension between devolved lockdowns and reserved finances.
Conservative MPs made a strong case against Labour’s free school meal plans in the Commons yesterday
The media have been quick to pick up on some less well-chosen remarks, but this paints a misleading picture of the full debate.
It worked so well the last ten times, after all. Also: Reckless defects to Abolish as controversy over Drakeford’s lockdown – and who’s paying – deepens.
‘We need to talk about the Union’: An inside look at the new group of Conservative MPs fighting for Britain
The 70-strong Conservative Union Research Group wants to support the Government’s mission to strengthen the United Kingdom.
Also: the SNP paradox. Sturgeon gets sucked deeper into the Salmond scandal as independence soars in the polls.
In August, this stood at almost 75 per cent. In January, it was 92 per cent. Can the Prime Minister revive grassroots optimism?
She has made a point of being ahead of Westminster when it comes to imposing new restrictions. But this only works if the measures are popular.
A message from Ross to the Government – and Cummings. They’ve no excuse not to make the Union their top priority.
He is right to suspect value placed on the Union by some senior figures in this government. The Prime Minister must lead by example.