And: Some Southern Tories worried about winning Batley and Spen. Plus: my Love Island experience.
But almost two in three respondents believe he’s handling the pandemic well. (Though that’s his lowest proportion since January.)
James Somerville-Meikle: Cameron’s big idea may be out of fashion. But as we emerge from Covid, it’s badly needed.
We risk falling back into a statist mindset – and should turn instead to the transformative power of civil society and faith communities.
Two by-elections and one Health Secretary – losses see Johnson fall by 16 points in our Cabinet League Table
Javid comes straight in at fifth place; Williamson’s score is in freefall; and the podium positions are unchanged.
What then went wrong for Honda is down to the bit that governments can’t help with: making things people actually want.
The circumstances of this contest were so unusual and the candidacies so atypical as to make wider lessons very hard to draw.
Paula Higgins: British homeowners are vital to reaching net zero. But we must ensure climate targets are achievable for them.
There are dozens of policies, tax changes and other levers that government can pull to climate proof our homes.
It’s partnered with a Blackburn-based educational trust responsible for the running of 30 free schools and academies.
And we’re all for a rebalancing – but Parliamentary government must mean Parliament in full, not just the executive.
That Switzerland and New Zealand each have their own arrangements suggests that a bespoke arrangement ought to be possible.
Stanley Johnson and Eduardo Goncalves: The ban on trophy hunting must happen – and the legislation be fit for purpose
Ministers run the very serious risk of under-estimating the strength of feeling among Conservative voters on this issue.
The threat of Scottish independence. Is it business as usual? First, pre-election panic. Then the vote. And finally…back to complacency.
Some of the measures announced so far are popular, but there is frustration at the slow pace and lack of coherence.
Robert Halfon: Nearly a million white working-class disadvantaged pupils don’t and can’t have white privilege
The term pits one group against another and does more to damage race relations than enhance them.
Jonathan Djanogly: Employee share ownership schemes can help reverse the UK’s slow rates of productivity growth
Participation in these plans has fallen over the years. We urgently need a Commission to change that.
The front-runner to succeed Merkel has perfected the art of making not having a row, indeed not making a decision, sound reasonable.