Even though public concern about immigration seems to have eased off recently, there is reason for caution.
Posts Tagged: Dominic Cummings
Hammond complains about a No Deal Brexit – a policy to which he was signed up if necessary. And undermined.
He suggests that Johnson is acting dishonestly in claiming that he wants a deal. But with all respect to the former Chancellor, he is throwing stones from a glass house.
So we’ve had NHS, policing and immigration plans from Johnson. Stand ready for a schools spending pledge.
He committed during the leadership election contest to raise it to £5000 per pupil – and level up outside London.
Patel’s aim and Johnson’s announcements will be difficult to deliver, but he is intent on proving that his Government is “on your side”.
We concede that this is a question to which the Prime Minister himself may not yet have an answer.
Owen Bennett sets out the known facts about an astonishing Tory.
It’s not an optional extra – it’s crucial to delivering an effective Brexit and making the most of the opportunities outside the EU.
The strategist who has entered Downing Street, and the Brexiteer ‘Spartan’ who has opted to stay on the backbenches, have history and some shared qualities.
Whilst his ministerial reshuffle has been making the headlines, the Prime Minister’s back-office appointments may be just as important to the fate of his government.
Commons sketch. MPs wanted Cummings to come to the Commons. Today, he did – through the medium of Johnson.
One could sense Labour MPs, and some Tory ones too, grasping that “everything is changing”.
Johnson’s shuffle. If one asks for decisiveness – for an end to drift – don’t complain when it’s delivered.
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.
Johnson’s August 4) Who would run an election campaign? After yesterday’s Government defeat, the question is pressing.
If the campaign management were outsourced, as recently, who would take it on? And if it weren’t, could CCHQ really cope?
Daniel Hannan: For Brexit to work, power must be stripped from the quangocrats – and returned to people we elect
Over the past three years, we have seen large chunks of our bureaucracy – civil servants, quangocrats and other officials – working to frustrate the referendum result.
A general election is rolling down the tracks. And he is the man best placed to see off Corbyn and Farage.
The defectors are wrong. The Conservatives aren’t shifting to the right. They are mired in the mixed middle.
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.