Plus: ditching Corbyn – it’s not that easy for Britain’s Jews. And: thanks to Tracey Crouch and Danny Kruger, the Big Society is back.
All concerned want to save face over the Johnson burqa row – May, Lewis and the man himself. Here’s a rough and ready way to correct its mishandling.
There is a solid reason why headlines about Labour prejudice have run for months and those about a claimed Tory equivalent for only a week.
The disease affecting Labour about Jews is now affecting the Conservatives about Muslims.
Plus: why John Bald is wrong to be critical on this site of the Education Select Committee’s report on school exclusions.
He or she should particularly highlight the fact that Labour’s traditional voters are being hurt most by high crime levels.
Seven points to reflect on during the coming weeks, including this: the centre ground of British politics is vacant.
It’s real aim is to create the circumstances in which Brexit can be halted – without the all-but-impossible holding of a pre-March 29 plebiscite.
We must ensure that, just as the UK voted Leave to take back control, local people take back control themselves.
In other words, let us do things a bit more like everywhere else in the world and a bit more like we used to in the UK.
No celebrity candidates. No non-Tories. Bailey, Boff and Morrissey have all spent years campaigning, knocking on doors, handing out leaflets in the sun and in the rain.
It comes down to whether people feel that the outcome has delivered May’s goal that the UK should “regain control of our own money, our own laws and our own borders”.
We must embrace such issues as poverty, families, prisons and young people.
Plus: Those who worked with him at Vote Leave have a duty of care to Darren Grimes. And: Don’t try to out-stare Raab.
The Government is in crisis. MPs need to ponder deeply should be done for the best. That means not quitting Westminster this week.