While barbers, beers and football are deemed priorities for reopening, female-dominated businesses, like nail salons, have been left in limbo.
Rees-Mogg is right to defend the traditions of the House, but with a majority and years until an election there is no need to rush things.
The Government can avoid worsening it. But that requires as bold a deviation from ordinary policy as the extraordinary relief efforts we saw before.
… including 85,293 tests carried out yesterday. 226,463 people have tested positive.
Johnson will be well aware of this – and will be more concerned about heading Labour’s leader off than by the restive Tory press.
Four in five of our party member respondents say yes. Hunt is top choice to come in from outside – but there’s no strong support for any non-member.
Our politicians seem determined, as they appear by videolink, to look like so many captives, held against their will in attics and basements.
“I can announce today that the Government has set up a vaccines task force to co-ordinate the efforts of government, academia and industry.”
“We’ve also put forward a very clear plan in terms of how we address issues in relation to testing.”
“Be in no doubt: we will continue to fight tooth and nail to protect jobs and livelihoods.”
Our priorities were: tackling global climate change, solving Grand Challenges and making the UK the best place in the world to work and to grow a business.
The overall numbers are down slightly after the allegations against the Home Secretary and the Government’s defeat over Heathrow.
We cheer the mission. But government needs more compromise, art, tact and accomodation than campaigning alone allows.
Chris Pincher, the new appointee, must stay in the post for the rest of this Parliament. It’s the only way that a strategy can be implemented properly.
The month-on-month stability in our rankings highlights against just how much an overall majority has calmed British politics.