Saying “f**k business” is the kind of lack of understanding I’d expect from our Marxist-sympathising Shadow Chancellor – not from a Conservative Foreign Secretary.
Five task forces cover energising our economy, transforming our public services, building a fairer society, sustaining our democracy and shaping a Global Britain.
The explanation may have less to do with confidence in the Conservatives than with a lack of confidence in Labour.
What changed? When did we lose the global vocation that infused the Cabinet, Leavers and Remainers alike, two years ago?
Onward proposes helping half a million young people by lending them a deposit in the same way that government underwrites some of their mortgage costs.
The issue lies in the Party’s image and how it communicates with voters, not the actual message.
It says it all, really, that an older male Tory MP should object to outlawing a sexual crime which makes use of twenty-first century technology.
But some of the reforms listed above would improve the quality of healthcare, save money and set the service on a more long-term footing.
Brexit poses a values and voting challenge for both the main parties. It may be even bigger for Labour than for the Conservatives.
It is vital that we all work together to fight against an increasingly abusive public discourse – wherever it may come from – that coarsens public debate.
If overcome by the belief that Putin bought the referendum, our advice is to lie down in a dark room until the feeling goes away.
In my constituency, we have a target of just over 640 homes a year. Our housing waiting list is 3,000.
Plus: The Government gets airports wrong and Burnham gets rail wrong. And: a miserable PMQs for Tory MPs.
Any investigation cannot predominantly be made up by Conservative politicians. Public scrutiny is key to building public confidence.
Its failures begins with the machinery of Government – the core civil service itself. This must be fixed.