In terms of the actual situation in hospitals, probably not, but that does not insulate it from the political danger of such a narrative should it take hold.
A new study asks good questions without providing good answers.
Bad campaigns usually don’t matter, but the Party can’t risk one. Johnson needs Javid to help persuade voters that Corbyn would plunder their wallets.
Plus: Labour moves to the Left, the Conservatives to the Right – and the latter has a bad week.
The fifth piece in our series this week about what the Tory Manifesto should look like.
Watson quits. Will Labour’s moderates follow his example – or endorse an extremist as Prime Minister?
Only yesterday, Andrew Gimson reported for this site that the party’s Deputy Leader was in deep trouble in his West Bromwich constituency.
The fourth piece in our series this week about what the Tory Manifesto should look like.
Garvan Walshe: Nobody except the Catalan separatists will gain from Spain’s second election of the year
The PSOE hoped to reunite the Left. Instead, rising tensions have fuelled extreme parties.
The Editor of this site has sometimes been afflicted by the same condition, which has clearly driven the former Chancellor nuts.
These West Midlands voters in Tom Watson’s seat care deeply about Brexit and see the Prime Minister as their champion.
James Cleverly: As this election launches, it’s time for us to pull together – and deliver for Britain
Voters have a clear choice: vote Conservative or vote for further indecision, confusion and delay.
Robert Halfon: I’ve been told that, if Corbyn wins, the Conservative Party and I will be sued for negligence
“Now I want a nice clean game from all of you” – so said Madam Hooch in Harry Potter. The reality is, it’s not going to happen.
Phoebe Griffith: To end austerity finally, Johnson needs more than a quick splash of populist spending
The third piece in our series this week about what the Conservative Manifesto should look like.
Congratulations to Hoyle – the new Speaker. He pledges to “polish away” the tarnish of the Bercow era.
This Commons has been excoriated over Brexit, but nothing becomes it like its ending. By putting Hoyle and Bryant in the final, it turned its back on the Bercow era.
How will the election pan out? “Ask Sir John Curtice,” Rees-Mogg tells us. Plus: Bercow’s partiality “was damaging to the position of Speaker”.