If being an MP really was to become a job in the eyes of the law, would we want them to be state employees or self-employed – or find other options?
The Government must keep talking; be as Ready on Day One as it can be (Deal or No Deal), and resolve its position on what economic, social and regulatory model it wants Britain to follow.
Not only would many borrowers feel pain, but the Opposition might well be tempted to seize the chance to pile on the pressure.
The Defence Secretary calls on the Labour leader to reject his youth wing’s position.
It follows that any Tory MP voting with Corbyn would thus be deprived of the whip, and ineligible to stand as a Party candidate in any election that followed.
Though if May moves Philip Hammond, or seeks to, she is also likely to move Boris Johnson, or try to.
It would be prudent for that to become the presumption. Even if we do end up with a deal, infrastructure improvements will be welcome.
As an Under-Secretary of State, he will have to negotiate with the Chancellor, who is reluctant to commit large-scale resources to planning for No Deal.
If part of the country can walk out on its responsibilities to the rest at any time, fundamental functions of the Union will cease to operate.
Ministers would do well to listen to their colleagues who want to improve – not destroy – this laudable change to the welfare system.
Gone are the days when the Prime Minister could sweep Corbyn aside as a ludicrous leftie.
Labour’s Richard Burden swam against the tide, not least from his Party’s front bench, in the Commons yesterday over the Race Disparity Audit.
By raising the possibility that EU law could retain its power after March 2019, the Prime Minister risks inflaming the concerns of Leavers.
Twenty four per cent of Bale’s Tory respondents were between 18 and 44, four points lower than the number of his Labour respondents of the same age.
Some people believe that it doesn’t matter if we stay in the EU de facto during such a time. This is not the view of ConHome’s respondents.