And Williamson’s negative rating halves in the wake of his intervention in the Batley Mohammed cartoons row.
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Steve Baker and Dominic Grieve: Saturday’s vigil, its mishandling – and why we should be wary of this plan for more police powers
Those MPs voting for the Bill today must make clear their intent to improve it later stages – and protect our civil liberties.
Our Cabinet League Table. Truss is still top, Johnson is up again – and Kwarteng comes straight in at fourth.
The Brexit deal bounce in our final survey of last year has left little room for a vaccine bounce in the first survey of this one.
The recent bias in Downing Street against putting the Work and Pensions Secretary up for press conferences and big media shows is inexplicable.
Johnson is up to ninth from fifth from bottom, Gove jumps up to near the top quarter, Hancock is clearer from the relegation zone – and Truss stays top.
All in all, it’s much of a muchness – with Douglas Ross down by about 25 points, now that his Party Conference coverage has faded.
“We’re in a different place to where we were earlier in the summer when we had the full lockdown.”
“Our teams are looking at this….as we’re learning more about the virus, as we’re looking more at how we can manage and live with it.”
Plus: virtual conferences are the way of the future. America’s vice-presidential debate worked. And: Fox deserved better from his WTO campaign.
WATCH: Northern Ireland Secretary denies he was “thrown under a bus” over breaking international law claims
“We will ensure that Northern Ireland businesses have unfettered access to UK markets,” says Lewis.
It’s a rotten springboard from which to vault into Party Conference as it begins today. But what goes down may go back up.
Stephen Booth: Why the row about the Northern Ireland Protocol suggests that the EU’s position isn’t quite as strong as it likes to think
How plausible is it that the UK would zealously enforce EU rules in a scenario in which trade agreement talks have broken down acrimoniously?
Both Johnson and the rebels want a compromise on the UK Internal Market Bill – so it looks as though we’ll get one
It looks as though we are in the territory supported by this site on Monday – Government support for something not unlike the Neill amendment.
They confirm that the Government and its critics aren’t that far apart – and Ministers are now distancing themselves from claims of illegality.
Garvan Walshe: Breaking the Withdrawal Agreement risks the No Deal Brexit this Government was elected to avoid
The Tories’ plan will be blocked by the Lords, anyway, as it contradicts the party’s promise to implement the agreement made in November 2019.