“There’s still more to do, but we’re well on the road to delivering a Brexit that will make Britain strong, prosperous and secure.”
Sending up the Left is not enough. But it’s certainly a start – and Tom Harwood is doing it effectively
His satire on the NUS is highly enjoyable, but as he himself recognises, the Conservatives are a long way from finding messages to reach younger voters.
Grieve’s win may embolden some pro-EU Tory MPs. But talk of Parliament “taking back control” is exaggerated.
She is the respectable tenant of Downing Street, a public-sector property to which Jeremy Corbyn has yet to establish his claim.
We want Davidson in Scotland. We also want her in the Commons. We can’t have both – and she has made her choice. The right one.
Her confirmation that she is staying to fight the 2021 Holyrood elections binds her fortunes to May’s.
Then come Redwood and Tugendhat to make up the top five. Four of the top ten have been in the Commons for less than three years.
To “take the fight to Labour” successfully, as William Hague urges this morning, she requires a more sharply-defined sense of who she is fighting for.
The deal’s internal contradictions are coming back to haunt it, to the confusion of May, Varadkar, Juncker, Barnier – the whole lot of them.
Our snap survey. Seven out of ten party members think May was right to agree last week’s Brexit deal
Perhaps while Party members don’t like elements of the deal very much, their main emotional reaction to it is simply relief that trade talks are set to begin.
As Michael Gove hints this morning, the Cabinet must finally debate and decide which route it prefers.
It’s just that single question, but we believe our Panel members will appreciate the opportunity to express a view.
Economically, it could be transformational, as it has been in Norway, which established its fund back in the early 1990s. It is now worth over a trillion dollars.
And after hitting a personal low last month, the Budget seems to have got the Chancellor (just) back into the membership’s good books.
Trade talks may collapse – or produce no deal worth signing. But at least they’re set to happen. That’s a big breakthrough for May.
Some said we would never get the conversation going. But now it’s ready to take place. Which should win the Prime Minister some Parliamentary respite.
Jo Johnson is third. Then Greg Hands and Matt Hancock. But those who lead the results may be no less likely to go up than those who trail them.