We have the Government that we should have had then, ready to counter the charge that Vote Leave scurried away from Brexit, rather than manning up to deliver it.
The key to promotion in this shuffle wasn’t primarily having backed Leave – it was supporting Johnson.
Many of us have seen first-hand unofficial exclusions leading to permanent off-rolling. These schools make families feel that they are the problem.
Also: don’t cut members out of the contest. And the right exam question for candidates is: who can best win a general election?
Truss and Davidson take the other podium spots, challenging the assumptions held in some quarters about the Tory grassroots.
“I disagree with Labour on many things and with Corbyn on even more but there is a communality of interest here.”
The Gove reforms are being undermined. Headteachers need to have autonomy.
Our conferences give members the chance to speak and put questions to senior Party figures, and our training equips activists to take on the Left.
We must listen to whistleblowers, cut out the graft, and make sure that the money is spent for the benefit of children.
All I am trying to do is give impetus to a national conversation about how our education system should prepare our young people for the future.
No less than the ERG, the group of three sees everything through the prism of Brexit – which, let it not be forgotten, they voted to support themselves.
The first writer in our mini-series is concerned that the Conservative education policy is at risk of neglecting the important lessons of the Gove years.
We trail a mini-series on what might happen next amidst a sense of uncertainty about will follow the Gove reforms.
At times, says the Education Secretary, the post he holds requires “a bold and vociferous and constant presence”. But “at other times less so”.
The Chief Whip has enjoyed something of a boost from last month’s victories on crucial votes, but the overall picture reflects a settled disenchantment.