Also: Ministers give opponents of Troubles amnesty six weeks to propose alternatives and square off to the devocrats over freeports.
Posts Tagged: Brandon Lewis MP
Two by-elections and one Health Secretary – losses see Johnson fall by 16 points in our Cabinet League Table
Javid comes straight in at fifth place; Williamson’s score is in freefall; and the podium positions are unchanged.
That Switzerland and New Zealand each have their own arrangements suggests that a bespoke arrangement ought to be possible.
“Credit to Matt that his focus is not just on his family but on the wider country and the best interests of the UK.”
The Northern Ireland Secretary refuses to say if there’s a border, although admits that there is “big disruption”.
Henry Hill: Frost secures a stay of execution for British trade with Northern Ireland, but no sign of a pardon yet
An agreement to extend grace periods would avoid the Government having to do so unilaterally, as it did previously.
Successive Secretaries of State have preferred to bribe the local parties back to the table than to govern. This must change.
It’s also about much more, of course. But the wrangle over a legal principle is also over the consequences of enforcing it.
Poots has purged Foster’s old team and nominated an ex-spad as First Minister. These do not suggest confidence.
The Government is right to insist on protecting food supply chains inside our country. But is the Prime Minister up for the fight?
Granting ‘Royal status’ to Hillsborough is the latest small but welcome step by the Government to do just that.
The UK competes as itself too rarely to allow the Corporation’s complacency to let Britain down. Time to bring some Olympic focus.
Iain Dale: The student said men are physically stronger than women. Now she’s been referred to the Student Disciplinary Board.
Plus: Batley & Spen is no Hartlepool. LibDems eye Chesham & Amersham. And: will the West Ham variant hit Europe?
“This is also a chance to showcase everything that makes Northern Ireland the phenomenal place that it is today.”
Meanwhile, the Scottish Tories double down on their referendum threat… whilst the SNP start to back off from the idea.