Our sense is that Conservative MPs will be very roughly where our panel is – although we have to admit that we’ve no evidence for that.
Jacob Rees-Mogg also gives his view on “marvellous” Priti Patel and the role of the civil service. Plus: does he think his Grenfell comment was a mistake?
We are in danger of losing sight of the simple truth which has been a favoured phrase of Tory politicians through the ages: borrowing today is simply taxation deferred.
They reject the claim that there is one by about two-thirds to one third. Our other survey findings on the same theme will also be published this week.
Our scoping assessment shows there could be a £15.3 billion expansion in overall trade between the two countries, an 18 per cent increase on 2018 levels.
Bury, the West Midlands, Dudley and perhaps the Durham PCC polls are well worth keeping an eye on.
At the heart of the Rutnam row is its reservations not only about how the post-Brexit journey is being negotiated, but about taking it in the first place.
He could ban red diesel for non-agricultural uses in his first Budget, and achieve 75 per cent of the benefits with few of the drawbacks.
The lack of an agreed border with Ireland makes “an Australian-style settlement” more unlikely than would otherwise be the case.
From the political perspective of the Government, there is a rather persuasive argument for ensuring the talks blow up. And the sooner the better.
At the least, we can expect reduced growth worldwide – and a more expansionary Budget next month.
Plus: Will Javid come back? Will Boris Island fly? Hazzer, formerly the Duke of Sussex. And: an ice bath in a Scandi forest.
Let’s use ever-increasing intelligence – and stop the flow of dirty money out of poor countries.
The former Chancellor can become spokesman for a cause, and it isn’t hard to see what it could be: lower spending and taxes.
The election delivered Conservative MPs located precisely in the industrial areas that are vulnerable to the government’s own policy of divergence.