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.
Posts Tagged: Brandon Lewis MP
“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.
The Speaker threatened to run Hancock “ragged” if the Health Secretary continues to insult the House.
Johnson and Cummings’ previous assaults on the pre-Brexit order have been brilliantly conceived. This one may not be up to the same standard.
Last month, he was sixth from top. Now, he is eighth from bottom. Only six Ministers have a satisfaction rating of more than half.
Johnson, Sunak, Patel – and more. Do not write below the dotted line. Do not use corrective fluid. Unauthorised materials will be confiscated.
Our Cabinet League Table: Sunak top, Johnson down again, Patel up – and Williamson and Jenrick in negative territory
That’s the Prime Minister’s lowest score since he entered Downing Street for the first time last summer.