A brief apology doesn’t justify him remaining in post. It’s now up to him to do so live. This is one for Andrew Neil, assuming he’s available.
Posts Tagged: Boris Johnson MP
Iain Dale: Starmer is right to appoint one of Blair’s former advisers. But if other MPs can’t see that, Labour are doomed.
Plus: I’ll admit that I didn’t see the Lib Dem victory coming. And: So long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, goodbye.
Morgan Schondelmeier: The Government’s ban on junk food adverts before 9pm is regressive and infantilising
This highly interventionist strategy lacks evidence, and is hardly a Conservative approach.
While Blair, Brown and Cameron scuttled off indecorously after leaving Number 10, she remains in the Commons and tries to hold Johnson to account.
The British tradition of liberty, and of equality, demands that the PM be brought low, but today no MP quite managed that.
The Prime Minister’s response while Starmer grilled him on rape prosecutions has caused controversy.
Sooner or later this problem is going to hit the Tories – hard – due to the demographics the party needs to attract at the next election.
But this electoral Titan has an Achilles heel – tax rises which, rather than planning or HS2, are the real threat to future Chesham & Amershams.
Guy Opperman: In the North East, Labour’s Red Wall continues to crumble – here’s where we can win next
In my view, no Labour seat in County Durham is safe. The remaining seats all have majorities under 6,000.
David Gauke: Chesham and Amersham. Yes, a realignment is taking place in British politics. But it is likely to happen slowly.
Plus: Why Johnson will end lockdown in July, but is to blame for maintaining it. And: Labour. Seen as too anti-Semitic in some places… not enough in others.
Interview with Dominic Raab: The EU’s approach to the Northern Ireland Protocol is “pretty analogue in a digital age”
The Foreign Secretary contends that by forming an aspirational coalition the Conservatives can gain votes in the North without losing support in the South.
Plus: Biden was the adult in the room at the G7. And: Why I support mandatory vaccinations for care home workers.
Tom Hunt: Soft sentencing is causing voters to lose faith in the justice system. And it’s up to the Government to put it right.
When it comes to law and order, it is undeniable that our voters are in favour of firm policies to tackle crime and antisocial behaviour.
The former Veterans Minister discusses support for veterans, his frustrations with politics, Cummings, extremism in the Armed Forces and more.
Bim Afolami: The Government’s Net Gain initiative will be transformative – but its implementation must be sped up
By all indications, we are about to voluntarily delay this policy, which risks the destruction of 19,288 ha of habitat.