His in-tray features: Covid, mental health, NHS reform…and social care. He’s set to be the most pressured Health Secretary since Lansley.
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Nick King: Levelling up. The challenge is less defining it than delivering it, for which Johnson will need the private sector.
The first of a mini-series of pieces on ConHome this week about the most distinctive of the Prime Minister’s big aims.
Our introduction to: what each Bill is, the politics of it, who’s responsible, arguments for and against – and a controversy rating out of ten.
The next National Cyber Security Strategy is due next year, and must have a strong focus on addressing this skills gap.
Profile: Olive, sorry, Oliver Dowden, saviour of the arts, bedrock insider – and unknown to the public
Few people understand better than the Culture Secretary how the government machine works, or fails to work.
“The new Sue Gray” – responsible for policing propriety and ethics – may yet be asked to rule whether Johnson’s adviser has behaved improperly.
A small community radio station with a few thousand listeners requires a license, but a social media channel with millions of individual subscribers does not.
Don’t expect Downing Street to bother too much about what MPs or the media think as it prepares to shake up government and Whitehall.
James says to Johnson: “I trust in your One Nation outlook”. Why her farewell letter to him is well worth reading.
By creating a kind of firewall between her take on Brexit and her view of everything else, she has kept her head at a time when too many others are losing theirs.
Truss is the new Womens’ Minister, Goldsmith will attend Cabinet. The Government is reshuffled at Ministerial level.
Seven changes in all given the recent run of resignations: it all has a bit of a provisional feel.
By working closely with Government to target investment, we have rekindled that creative spark that is one again catching the eye of the world.
We need someone with the energy, ideas and enthusiasm to reboot our party and reconnect it with the country – not to mention deliver Brexit.
They should eschew the fire-and-forget approach which gave us the Electoral Commission.
The first department to need boosting post-March. The Treasury? Business? Transport? No: Northern Ireland.
The challenge to “our precious union” will be as much constitutional as economic – Deal, No Brexit…or No Deal especially.
The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport talks about Russia, and the attacks the UK has “thwarted”.