“I don’t think it is necessary or appropriate for the Government to dictate” to supermarkets, the Environment adds Secretary says. “We need people to calm down.”
Eustice should start by creating an ‘Office for Natural Statistics’, to sit within DEFRA and co-ordinate data collection in a way never done before.
“We have deployed over three miles of temporary flood barriers and 90 mobile pipes, and we have been keeping structures and rivers clear of debris.”
There will be some bruised personalities on the backbenches who will need careful managing over the next few months, and I hear that Spencer is already on the job.
Under the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal, long-term decisions will have to be made to a tight timetable.
Seven changes in all given the recent run of resignations: it all has a bit of a provisional feel.
Here are a range of measures Boris Johnson could champion to demonstrate our commitment to this important cause.
Much of politics is teamwork. Can he now create a coalition among Tory MPs, not to mention Party members, that builds on his appeal to many voters?
My experience – mastering those detailed briefs, winning support, driving through reform – leaves me in the best position to achieve Brexit.
Single Market rules forbade the UK from ending this practice, despite widespread public outcry.
There are clearly dangers in accepting the terms set out by green activists – who essentially argue that we can only protect the environment by slowing growth.
We are as ready as we are ever likely to be to leave the EU without an agreement. The only question is whether Parliament has what it takes to make the decision.
“I fear that developments this week will lead to… the EU dictating the terms of any extension requested and the final humiliation of our country.”
Trashing last Friday’s event is doubtless fun for Conservative commentators, but not the right course at all for the Conservative Party.
It’s not hard to find reasons to be frustrated with the Government, but we are still delivering for the British people.