His colleagues express their confidence in their temporary chairman, and in his ability to revive Cabinet government.
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He will have to be more than a kind of North London John Smith if he wants to do more than just profit from the Government’s misfortunes.
Iain Dale: Which Starmer will we get as Labour’s new leader this weekend? Radical Starmer? Or Safety First Starmer?
For his Shadow Cabinet, I would choose media friendly spokespeople, and back them up with deputies more on the policy wonkish side of things.
Theresa Villiers: Some close to government would accept the total liberalisation of trade in agriculture. Here’s why they’re wrong.
We should make tariff reductions conditional on meeting standards of food safety, animal welfare and environmental protection which are as good as our own.
Plus: Why China’s relationship with the rest of the world could change “for the better or worse after this”.
WATCH: “There’s nothing we can’t do as an independent nation that being part of that scheme would have allowed us to do”, says Gove
“I’ve talked to senior members of the NHS and they’ve reassured me…some of those ventilators from abroad are coming from EU countries.”
The new parliamentary party is more Eurosceptic, and a majority government better-positioned to absorb rebellions. And yet…
No guilt attaches to Boris Johnson, unless by betraying the industry a second time he chooses to endorse and embrace that earlier guilt.
“I’m proud of the economic agenda we put forward”.
The Chancellor should make further provision for them. But the vast though necessary expansion of state spending will need emergency powers-type checks.
The bigger challenge is likely to be implementing whatever results from this year’s talks, be it a “Canada-style” deal or “Australia-style” no deal.
For too long, the only organisations in this space have been big-business lobbies with a relentlessly negative attitude towards leaving the European Union.
Budget 2) John Glen: The challenges we face of the virus and of weak productivity can’t be met by the repetition of small state mantras
The Chancellor’s measures leave us well prepared to tackle its short-term challenges as well as helping to shape the long-term trajectory of the economy.
“Delay doesn’t lead to any good outcomes, it’s not helpful, and actually having a fixed timetable and delivering on it is the important thing here.”
Scott’s gamble is that it is in Wallace’s interest to wrap things up quickly – due to fears for his position. The Prime Minister is making a strikingly similar gamble.