The existing rules are inconsistent and hypocritical. They do not reflect a 24/7 economy, where people can purchase online and receive deliveries any time.
The political logic of the Prime Minister’s choice is solid enough. But we’re past the stage where his Sunday statement can simply be taken on trust.
From medical equipment, to herd immunity, to data collection, everything has been reduced and given no nuance.
This compilation of some of the terms he has used shows how, while rising to national leadership, he reassured outsiders that he was still one of them.
Neither Trump, Merkel nor the EU institutions are showing the global leadership necessary. Over to a joint ticket of the Prime Minister and Macron.
At the least, we can expect reduced growth worldwide – and a more expansionary Budget next month.
The trust factor is simply less relevant, because fewer people are accessing the Corporation’s output in the first place.
If the Daily Telegraph catches a whiff of threatened tax rises, it will offer pretty robust coverage.
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He insists that he stands ready to quit in Johnson’s favour, now that the latter has won his by-election. But the moment never quite seems to arrive…
Fleet Street’s reaction will please Downing Street.
Let me give seven examples of principles that most Conservatives would support. I struggle to reconcile them with those pursuing a No Deal Brexit at any cost.
We need to redefine our purpose, move forward with our global partners, unite the UK – and defeat Corbynism.
Leavers insist correctly that the EU is a political project first and foremost. Which helps to explain why this scheme is unlikely to fly.
Our elder statesman returns for the election – and writes that “the poor devil who wins will then face the same dead end as old Mrs May”.