The new Leader of the House on how he was “gulled” by Theresa May over Brexit, and why it’s “a little bit premature” to talk about resigning if the October deadline isn’t met.
This case is an early litmus test of the character and intentions of our new Government.
Campbell’s public letter testifies to the depth of the split on the Left.
We must not repeat the mistakes of 2017 in trying to fatten the digital pig on market day.
It is a mistake to assume that because Parliamentary arithmetic remains unchanged, nothing is altered. The executive has extensive powers.
Jeremy Hunt was the best Foreign Secretary of recent times – and his successor’s record gives me hope he will build on that legacy.
Today’s polls reveal some interesting things about the early days of Johnson’s premiership – and hint at the battles to come.
Andrew Kennedy: To energise our Party, and restore it to winning ways, Cleverly must reform its voluntary organisation
My blueprint will unlock millions of pounds of currently wasted funds, re-engage our members, and build on our strengths rather than just managing decline.
The shuffle doesn’t just mould the Government, it also shapes the Select Committees which scrutinise it
In a nice piece of constitutional give-and-take, a more loyal minister-class makes for a potentially more troublesome set of Tory Select Committee chairmen.
It’s not an optional extra – it’s crucial to delivering an effective Brexit and making the most of the opportunities outside the EU.
The strategist who has entered Downing Street, and the Brexiteer ‘Spartan’ who has opted to stay on the backbenches, have history and some shared qualities.
Iain Dale: This Cabinet is the most right-of-centre in modern times. And there’s nothing wrong with that.
Plus: should Patel have come? Should Mordaunt have gone? And: my predictions. What I got right and wrong.
Lessons endure from my polling study of our new Prime Minister, carried out six years ago when he was London’s Mayor.
Johnson’s shuffle. If one asks for decisiveness – for an end to drift – don’t complain when it’s delivered.
We have the Government that we should have had then, ready to counter the charge that Vote Leave scurried away from Brexit, rather than manning up to deliver it.
The key to promotion in this shuffle wasn’t primarily having backed Leave – it was supporting Johnson.