Tacking towards the devocrat consensus and positioning for a pact with Plaid seems to be the preferred option, but it looks like a tactical cul-de-sac.
Georgie Callé: How I lost nine stone. And the missing element in the obesity debate – the role of mental health.
I was able to lose weight because I finally found a way to overcome the problems that plagued me since childhood.
The Transport Secretary’s announcement this week about price indices sounded timid and technocratic.
Plus: Here in Spain, I tremble at the prospect of losing water and electricity, and of eating Spanish meat. And: Prepare for my sordid confessions.
Lockwood Smith: Britain has a golden chance to join the biggest free trade agreement in history. But Chequers is likely to wreck it.
The “Common Rulebook” approach is an ostacle to signing up to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
A consequence of the new Code of Conduct may be that he is referred to a panel – whether Number Ten wants it or not.
Not in the sense that he will be shot by his own side, but in his calculation that the best approach is to gain “the freedom to win freedom”.
Graham Brady: Let technical and vocational schools fulfil their potential by allowing them to select
Tailoring teaching to children’s needs and interests works in every type of education. Why restrict the benefits of selection?
It cannot be eliminated altogether – at least without placing a steel curtain between Parliament and the people.
Robert Halfon: There’s a sense in the air that party splits are coming. But here’s a surprise – they won’t be over Europe
Plus: ditching Corbyn – it’s not that easy for Britain’s Jews. And: thanks to Tracey Crouch and Danny Kruger, the Big Society is back.
She’s having trouble leaving a large house she brought with friends. And her family solicitor, Ollie, is advising her not to annoy them.
But Corbyn is so third-rate he helps to keep her in power, and both of them epitomise a wider decline in political speech.
Sleeping rough is more than the lack of a bed; it’s a personal and social tragedy. How we respond to it is a litmus test for our society.
Each Secretary of State in every department should examine the impact of their department’s policies on families’ lives.
All concerned want to save face over the Johnson burqa row – May, Lewis and the man himself. Here’s a rough and ready way to correct its mishandling.