Plus: Why China’s relationship with the rest of the world could change “for the better or worse after this”.
Posts Tagged: Dominic Cummings
Let’s say that Patel did, on occasion, shout – or lose her temper. Should that really be deemed unacceptable?
At the heart of the Rutnam row is its reservations not only about how the post-Brexit journey is being negotiated, but about taking it in the first place.
Plus: Will Javid come back? Will Boris Island fly? Hazzer, formerly the Duke of Sussex. And: an ice bath in a Scandi forest.
The election delivered Conservative MPs located precisely in the industrial areas that are vulnerable to the government’s own policy of divergence.
Profile: Robert Buckland, the Lord Chancellor who stands between the judges…and the wrath of the Brexiteers
The latter will make much of the Government’s Constitution, Democracy & Rights Commission – promised in the Conservative Manifesto.
If Downing Street doesn’t grip the campaign against Patel by allies of her Permanent Secretary and others, it may spiral out of control.
Andrew Haldenby: Even after austerity, shocking amounts of money are wasted by underperforming state bodies
Voters are more open to higher spending, but if they pay higher taxes for services that don’t improve then they won’t be happy.
Nadhim Zahawi: In defence of Cummings. He’s focused on delivering for those we serve. Isn’t that for the best?
We’ve been through all this before with the Gove education reforms – which he co-worked on and which have helped to improve lives.
My answer would be “maybe, provided the spending or tax cuts significantly improved our growth potential.”
It is straining to be bigger and better, and see further, faster. But the lesson of the story is that it can’t see everywhere at once.
This site is opposed to subscription funding and a decriminalised licence fee. But both will be forced on the BBC if it doesn’t reform.
We cheer the mission. But government needs more compromise, art, tact and accomodation than campaigning alone allows.
Chris Pincher, the new appointee, must stay in the post for the rest of this Parliament. It’s the only way that a strategy can be implemented properly.
Reshuffle 3) Chris White: It isn’t just Ministers who get fired. A third of SpAds are set to lose their jobs.
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.