The founder of the British Union of Fascists deserves no rehabilitation. But the prospect of it seems slight, and both he and his son are dead.
A problem that £20,000 in hard cash hasn’t solved needs a more imaginative solution than brute force.
The Government should apply the same energy it has towards achieving Net Zero on Getting Housing Done.
Voters would be repulsed by more of the same medicine – professional politicians – that already leaves them retching
Johnson is caught between old timers, new MPs, those who wish him no good, and a top team that failed last week.
Politicians treat motorists as though their transport needs are some sort of indulgence.
Could some of us be getting the state of the nation and government just a bit out of proportion?
Our introduction to: what each Bill is, the politics of it, who’s responsible, arguments for and against – and a controversy rating out of ten.
I can’t find evidence of wrongdoing, from the Treasury or anyone else. But anyone who has issued such threats risks very serious trouble.
The Paterson fallout. If your plan depends on Labour’s co-operation, might it not be a good idea to be sure that you have it?
Why did so many senior Conservatives invest so much political capital in a scheme dependent on Starmer’s goodwill?
Johnson’s plan for dealing with the Paterson case has failed. His choice now is: back down – or risk real damage.
By not offering voters a retail package of reform, he has left himself with little political cover and limited escape options.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: “Sometimes to do the right thing one has to accept a degree of opprobrium”
Many MPs feel deeply unhappy about how the Paterson case has been handled by the Commissioner.
Our Cabinet League Table. The panel gives its take on the Budget, Net Zero and energy…by marking down Sunak, Sharma and Kwarteng.
Meanwhile, Truss celebrates almost a year at the top of the table. Frost is second, Wallace is third.
Even adults are now being offered guidance on everything from climate change to whether they should wear a face mask.
Not a lot to either the Government’s ratings or its policy. But we are seeing the COP process tested to destruction. Which will have consequences.
A majority agree that global warming is a reality. But there is scepticism about “net zero” targets and alarmist declarations about an “emergency”.