At the heart of the Rutnam row is its reservations not only about how the post-Brexit journey is being negotiated, but about taking it in the first place.
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Johnson and Symonds to marry. She is pregnant. Oh, and the former Home Office Permanent Secretary is suing the Government.
Was news of the former released to drive Philip Rutnam’s resignation and statement down the news agenda? You might say that – we couldn’t possibly comment.
No Deal 1) There is a green fly in the red, white and blue ointment. Or the other way round, if you prefer.
The lack of an agreed border with Ireland makes “an Australian-style settlement” more unlikely than would otherwise be the case.
At the least, we can expect reduced growth worldwide – and a more expansionary Budget next month.
The former Chancellor can become spokesman for a cause, and it isn’t hard to see what it could be: lower spending and taxes.
“How will we fight against quotas if we accept them in our own party?” A male Conservative MP’s view of Johnson’s women ministers plan.
We publish it to help show the reaction among others against the scheme – absent in public; very much present in private.
Are aspects of the campaign for trans another example of a development welcomed by some at the time, and ultimately denounced by nearly everyone?
His determination to promote more women may have a knock-on effect on the biddability of male Tory MPs.
How the Conservatives are winning and Labour losing the working class – a pattern that the latter’s leadership candidates are set to repeat.
His reluctance to do so is part of a bigger picture: a decision not to dance to the media’s tune.
If Downing Street doesn’t grip the campaign against Patel by allies of her Permanent Secretary and others, it may spiral out of control.
No, not you-know-who, but David Frost, Johnson’s Europe adviser. When was the last time a SpAd led for the Government with a major speech?
It is straining to be bigger and better, and see further, faster. But the lesson of the story is that it can’t see everywhere at once.
This site is opposed to subscription funding and a decriminalised licence fee. But both will be forced on the BBC if it doesn’t reform.
The new Chancellor has work to do if he is to fend off the wrath of the Gods of the Copybook Headings.