The speeding up of turnover rates has almost nothing to do with shifts to the right or left, and much more to do with wider cultural change in Parliament.
As well as Government measures to toughen up punishments and support victims, the nation requires more magistrates.
Clark Vasey: Workington Man could make the dream of a Northern county without a single Labour seat a reality
Boris Johnson is already appealing to Blue Collar voters who are fed up with Labour’s betrayal of Brexit and the values of working people.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: Johnson compares Corbyn to Fidel Castro, Goldilocks and Count Dracula
The Prime Minister reminded the House of his formidable abilities as an electioneer.
And what of our voters who would be repelled by a pact with it? I can see the Lib/Lab slogan already: “Vote Blue, get Farage”.
It really is remarkable. Every self-reported measure of wellbeing has improved near continuously in the past eight years.
Had he been on the Left, he would have been regarded as one of our towering public intellectuals. But he committed the ultimate sin: he was a Thatcherite.
By pursuing an election at the expense of the Withdrawal Bill, Johnson is gambling on hammering Labour amidst the December gloom.
The first phase may have been the most fraught, but Johnson’s deal leaves lots to do – and many decisions to make – in the next stage.
Rupert Myers: Remainers might wish otherwise, but there is simply no mandate for a second referendum
And even if one were to take place, there’s every reason to believe it would deepen, not resolve, the sense of crisis and acrimony.
It is as if it had become a vehicle to help Blair redeem his reputation and popularity, lost after the Iraq War.
David Gauke: When your bell rings in December, you expect to be sung a carol – not asked how you’re going to vote
The result of a general election next month would by no means be a foregone conclusion.
The big prize will be that the UK’s economic and trade freedom will be restored, something May’s backstop would have prevented, potentially indefinitely.
The reason he has turned the polls round seems to be that voters believe he’s trying to deliver Brexit.
It would be wrong to see a woman gifted a ‘safe’ seat in a winnable constituency just because there is a lack of female MPs.