In this way, he hopes to minimise the loss of life among the most vulnerable and others that will now happen.
His recent announcement to the Commons suggests the Government may be making another effort to grasp a nettle which his predecessors have neglected.
Neither Trump, Merkel nor the EU institutions are showing the global leadership necessary. Over to a joint ticket of the Prime Minister and Macron.
A new survey of 9,000 professionals sheds light on female advancement at work. What are the obstacles to a better salary?
The Prime Minister’s critics have warned he’s a dictator. Now they say he’s not draconian enough. What do these people actually want?
Nation states can act decisively when they wish to do so: the EU seems paralysed.
The revolt over Huawei is bigger than it looks. It spells trouble for the Prime Minister over security, defence, and veterans.
Troublemaking Tories are no bad thing as the UK moves forward with its 5G contract.
Budget 1) This was less a Conservative Budget than “the People’s Budget”. From a Vote Leave Government – not the usual Tory one.
It may be necessary, given the Coronavirus, and could even work. But Britain has a long, long record of state spending failing to turbo-charge growth.
The Government has a new star.
As the old saying doesn’t quite put it, scientists advise, but Ministers decide – on moving to mitigation or anything else.
The Coronavirus will punch a hole in Sunak’s sums sufficient to throw levelling-up, Boosterism, Brexit bonuses – what have you – off course.
He has claimed that the campaign against him is a political tactic – to distract from Labour’s record on anti-semitism.
At one point he even started firing questions back at me from the stage, putting paid to the moderators’ hopes of continuing the Q&A.
The Shadow Chancellor responds to allegations from Lisa Nandy about the hard left’s conduct during Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership.
It froze up during Brexit stasis, thawed when Boris Johnson won his majority – and is closing down again as the coronavirus advances.