Nineteen Conservative backbenchers spoke against the policy. It’s doubtful whether a top-down targets system will pass the Commons.
Bower writes him off as a loser, which is perhaps what he will end up being. But he did much better at the last general election than the commentariat expected.
The Labour leader continues to oppose the Government’s line on Brexit while supporting it in the essentials.
The former Development Secretary says that the answer to the refugee crisis is not to recreate Syria in Europe. It is to recreate Syria – beginning with safe havens.
Admirers of Hands say he has the toughness needed to speak truth to power. His detractors say he is far too close to the Chancellor.