Rees-Mogg on Cabinet indiscipline, how May could survive Brexit defeat, and why he is “very unlikely” to be the next Prime Minister. And: is the World Cup coming home?
Rees-Mogg argues “the upskirting ban should have been a Government Bill” from the outset, not left to backbenchers. Plus: is he watching the World Cup?
The Government should mull the Heathrow Hub proposal. Plus: Nanny is yet to see her own appearance on Tracey Ullman’s show.
He fears that while “the Government’s words remain robust, its deeds become weak”. Plus: the Rees-Mogg family spent the Royal wedding playing “sermon cricket”.
“It comes along and then it goes dormant, and that’s exactly what we’re going to do.”
In response, Lord Hain dismisses the alleged incidents as “an office row”, and suggests the scandal is motivated by political disagreement.
Rees-Mogg argues the ‘hostile environment’ immigration policy was a product of Home Office failure. And: why “the transition deal is a bad deal” and a mistake.
Our assistant editor talks to the New Statesman’s Jonn Elledge about why the new legislatures have not defeated nationalism, improved governance, or stabilised the constitution.
“Our Shepherd is departed, the fount of living water,/At whose passing the sun was darkened…Today the gates of death and their bars as well our Saviour has destroyed.”
“There was darkness over the earth…and about the ninth hour Jesus cried aloud: ‘My God why hast thou forsaken me?’ ”
“Where charity and love are, there God is. Love of Christ has gathered us into one. Let us rejoice in Him and be glad.”
Easter approaches. And here is Rees-Mogg on suffering, abortion, the Tridentine Mass, faith and politics…and why Brexiteer MPs won’t roll over on a final EU deal.
ConservativeHome’s Executive Editor and Barack Obama’s former digital guru discuss the ethics and practicalities of targeted campaigning, on the Week in Westminster.
Why he believes Brexit will make life harder for Putin. Plus: Can Hammond hold course in today’s Spring Statement? And how does faith fit into public life?
Why Corbyn’s new policy would open the door to TTIP. And: Leaving EU migrants with settled status until transition ends would be “a major problem”.