Finding a new Chief of Staff is only the start of the changes that Johnson needs to make his government work.
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If they can’t make a real impact on the lives of working class voters in provincial seats, Johnson will meet the same electoral fate as Trump.
Iain Dale: Trump is displaying all the signs of believing his own lies. And he is undermining democracy itself.
The fact, however, that he has won five million more votes than he did in 2016 does tell us that we cannot write him off as an aberration.
The Government must publish regular reports on the cost of the virus, restrictions, and this coming lockdown to lives and livelihoods
Our latest survey finds that nine in ten Party members support such a move – a total that this latest news is unlikely to have reduced.
Publishing the figures will underline that Ministers are striving to be balanced. Never mind how it looks, though: better statistics will lead to better decisions.
Ministers could not have handled the matter worse if they’d tried. But Paul Maynard, pictured, is championing a solution.
Iain Dale: The way the BBC and Sky News behave, you’d think we are the only country in the world with a second wave
Plus: Free school meals, Pointless Celebrities, Bower’s book And: “Did the honourable lady just call me scum?” Your chance to drink to that.
We need a dedicated campaign team, treasurers to build a fighting fund, a mechanism for MPs to feed in ideas – and a Northern Party Board.
Rob Stark meets a bloody end in Game of Thrones. But he won every battle he fought first – and the Greater Manchester Mayor is following his example.
There is no reason why it cannot be as intrinsically patriotic, rigorous and questioning as other historical disciplines.
Three actions that Ministers must take if we’re to live without fear. Or else they and we will be lost.
If the public conversation about lives and livelihoods doesn’t change, we risk being trapped in semi-lockdown semi-permanently.
He thinks it’s worth exposing himself to fire in order to move in for the kill both in Parliament and outside it.
Ryan Bourne: Johnson’s green jobs. Subsidy-reliant, expensive, price-raising. And a job loser elsewhere.
We should judge the desirability of a pro-wind energy policy by the social value added, not the numbers employed in the sector.
Johnson is being squeezed between dissenting local authorities, an increasingly divided Cabinet – and fundamental problems with test and trace.
We enclose a link for submissions to the inquiry, which is chaired by Professor Swaran Preet Singh.