Big initiatives are easier to announce than they are to see through and properly scrutinise. The health service’s leaders are accomplished at getting their way.
There are four steps she must take, successfully and in short order, to be in with any chance of seeing it fly.
To progress the talks, and to move on as a nation, we need imaginative ways to cut through bitter divisions.
Some on the left – and perhaps the right too – believe this agenda has run out of runway. Here are a few ideas to get it airborne.
The Prime Minister faces a ‘Kobayashi Maru’ test. For those who don’t know their Star Trek, that’s where there is a no win scenario for trainee captains of a starship.
It is too fragmented to deliver this successfully – so a senior Cabinet minister should be tasked with bringing about change.
Within a day, Tristram Hunt was denouncing them as a “dangerous ideological experiment which has been allowed to run completely out of control.”