If Truss wants to recast British politics as a fight between Tory liberalism and Labour reaction, she’ll have to make the Tories liberal first.
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Also: DUP maintain a tough line on Brexit as Sinn Fein try to woo unionists with Senate appointment; and SNP have to delay devolution again.
The Government has to balance the need to get lots more houses built with its duty to protect buyers from unscrupulous builders.
Also: Government to challenge devolved Brexit legislation in court; Dodds accuses Tusk of ‘bully-boy’ tactics over the border; and more.
With over 1,000 responses in, the Tory grassroots appear to believe that May would be right to abandon Blair’s precedent and act on the royal prerogative.
If social networks are common spaces, they must be open to both left and right. Conservatives must take the lead to ensure oversight is fair.
Also: Wallace attacks Scottish Government for objection to ‘British values’; Geldof says Easter Rising was a ‘mistake’; SNP woes deepen over indy divisions; and more.
It’s remarkable that the official public body that advises the Government on such issues seems not to have published a report on this topic since 2011.
This is a major rebound in grassroots confidence compared to the start of the year, reflecting both Labour’s woes and the Government’s successful handling of Russia.
Truss moves up into the middle of the table, Williamson drops towards the floor, and Gauke slumps into the red over Warboys.
Also: Border Force recruitment sparks fear of hard border for Wales; SDLP denies rumours that it will step aside for Fianna Fail; and more.
Evidence is mounting that the Assembly simply doesn’t – and perhaps can’t – deliver good government consistently. But the deal which founded it is treated as holy writ.
Also: Plaid leader refuses to support the Government over Salisbury; Foster suggests ‘shadow assembly’ for Northern Ireland; and more.
The Labour leader is presiding over a culture which empowers and emboldens racists within his party and without.
Both leading EU states and the US are following the Prime Minister’s lead on Russia.