There is little joy in our findings for supporters of any of the main options – which lots of panel members, like so many voters, struggling to follow them.
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Our monthly survey is out. What should May’s Brexit customs policy be? Who’s to blame for Home Office fiascos? Plus: the Lords’ future.
Plus our regular questions, including our monthly Cabinet League Table and Next Tory leader.
The new Home Secretary won’t toe the Downing Street line as his predecessor did. His appointment is thus a sign of weakness at the top.
That’s four Cabinet Ministers gone in less than a year since the election – Michael Fallon, Priti Patel, Damian Green…and now the Home Secretary.
The Home Secretary’s future is entangled with the calculations of May and the complications of Brexit.
Look wider than the tragic tale of Alfie Evans. And ask if the balance of power is right between families and the state.
Disputes have focused on questions arising from his plight – parental, ethical, legal. But it may be useful to widen the angle of the lens.
We need America. So we need its President – whether we like him or not. May must not let Macron walk off with Europe’s defence and security leadership.
A decision has been put off. But the debate isn’t taking place in a vacuum. Brexit is less than a year away. And delay is damaging Britain’s negotiating position.
For most of the Far Left, Jews must now be defined by class. And since they are usually in the wrong class, they must therefore be part of the class enemy.
Opinion polls catch-up. The Tories’ troubles come and go – but they keep hitting about 40 per cent, or more, in the polls
The country remains divided poll-wise into two unarmed camps. One cannot stick the Conservatives at any price. The other is unified by its fear of Corbyn.
The Home Office won’t be fit for purpose to administer a post-Brexit migration system without a full understanding of what went wrong.
The Cabinet and the Customs Union. Davis could join Johnson and Fox in resigning. Gove might well stay. And watch Williamson.
The resignation of even one senior Cabinet Minister would be likely to spark a leadership challenge. Let alone two. Or three.
“I’m not saying that there would be an organised push, but the letters would just go in to Graham Brady,” one senior pro-Leave backbencher told this site yesterday.
Onward, FREER, the revitalised CPS. The Tory MPs involved in all these will have to take some risks if they’re to get off the groumd.
The issues at stake stretch even wider – into the future treatment of EU nationals and the Brexit negotiation.