O’Brien has arrived to find the MP for Havant already in place, who though not a former think tank head is no policy slouch.
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WATCH: Christmas this year. It’s No No No to Ho Ho Ho from Johnson – “Tis the season to be jolly careful”
More restrictive measures, a reprieve for Yuletide, mass moonshots – the Prime Minister sets out the road back towards normality.
The Prime Minister’s full text. ‘Scientific breakthroughs will ultimately make these restrictions obsolete’.
“From next month, weekly tests will be available to staff in prisons, food manufacturing, and those delivering and administering Covid vaccines.”
“I’m acutely conscious that no other peacetime Prime Minister has asked so much of the British people.”
Richard Holden: This week’s spending review must show voters in Red Wall seats like mine that they were right to trust us
It’s vital that on education, policing and infrastructure, as much clarity is given as possible to departments as possible in terms of long-term funding.
The final article in ConHome’s series on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
The guidelines cover a broad range of issues and admit breaches both great and small. They are not a substitute for the Prime Minister’s judgement.
David Gauke: Next week’s spending review – and why our holiday from spending restraint is coming to an end
Plus: Johnson’s sub-optimal Brexit trade deal choice. I’m not dreaming of a normal Christmas. And: green jobs – overall, a cost not a benefit.
The fifth piece in a ConHome series this week on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
WATCH: The Prime Minister – “I’ve decided that the era of cutting our defence budget must end and it ends now”
He says that defence spending will be increased “by £24.1 billion over the next four years”.
The broad constitutional consensus Starmer cited is fragile, and based on part on a substantial minority of unionists falsifying their preferences.
Garvan Walshe: Gloomy Sturgeon projects competence. The Government doesn’t – and the Union may be the price it pays.
The Scottish leader has always tried to temper expectations about the country’s fight with Covid. This could pay off in an independence referendum.
Ben Houchen: My advice to the Prime Minister. Go green for more jobs in the Red Wall – and double down on levelling up.
The fourth piece in a ConHome series this week on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
The proposed foreign aid cut. Many Tories are against it. But Sunak has limited options as he tries to salvage the economy.
Reports suggest the Government is planning to reduce spending from 0.7 per cent of gross national income to 0.5 per cent.
Today’s proceedings were about as watchable as a game of cricket where the batsman does not actually have to face the bowling in person.