By putting money into the hands of parents, in effect, such help would help to drive the demand for childcare of all kinds, formal and informal.
CCHQ itself is also a victim of what it has helped to create. Here’s a way forward that should be acceptable to all.
The relative downsizing of election news is likely to freeze the current campaign in aspic. That ought to help the party which leads in the polls.
Farage’s decision to stand down some Brexit Party candidates seems to have been the most impactful development of this election week.
He didn’t dissent from Javid’s call for one. But we can’t find any evidence that he gave a specific commitment.
We ask you to follow the logic of your leader’s position – and stand down in order both to deliver Brexit and avoid a Corbyn Government.
His shift on candidates now acknowledges that a hung Parliament would be a bad thing. It follows that pro-Brexit voters in tight contests should back the Tories.
Lord Caine has projected a plan that would allow proceedings into suspected Troubles-related offences only if certificates are issued by senior legal figures.
Our answer is: a steady lead and a late wobble – to help get the vote out. He begins the second week on course.
Bad campaigns usually don’t matter, but the Party can’t risk one. Johnson needs Javid to help persuade voters that Corbyn would plunder their wallets.
Only yesterday, Andrew Gimson reported for this site that the party’s Deputy Leader was in deep trouble in his West Bromwich constituency.
The Editor of this site has sometimes been afflicted by the same condition, which has clearly driven the former Chancellor nuts.
This Commons has been excoriated over Brexit, but nothing becomes it like its ending. By putting Hoyle and Bryant in the final, it turned its back on the Bercow era.
But Laing’s 127 votes have to divide roughly five to one if he is to beat Hoyle – who therefore remains favourite.
Laing has 122 votes, Bryant 120. Unless the candidates who withdraw transfer disproportionately to one of them, Hoyle seems to be home and dry.