Plus: Biden was the adult in the room at the G7. And: Why I support mandatory vaccinations for care home workers.
Posts Tagged: Dominic Cummings
The former Veterans Minister discusses support for veterans, his frustrations with politics, Cummings, extremism in the Armed Forces and more.
The Labour leader for some reason declined to test fire the latest ammunition supplied by the former Downing Street adviser.
Carole Walker: How the Lobby adapted to lockdown. And why Cummings’ and Cain’s plan to foil it was seen off.
The new team realised the dangers of Stratton facing a barrage of awkward questions from some of the most experienced hands in the country – live on TV.
Iain Dale: Cummings. Why bother giving seven hours of testimony – but not then provide supporting evidence?
Plus: I am seriously considering stepping back from Twitter. And: the play you must see.
Patrick Timms: A residential version of Portcullis House could help the civil service recruit better – and level up the UK
The State might be missing out on top talent, thanks to the obstacles that renting in London presents.
Andrew Murrison: There can now be no question about the Government’s timeline for opening up. June 21 must stand.
I love experts. I used to be one. But it’s in their nature, singularly and collectively, to lay it on thick.
Today’s aid amendment. The champions of 0.7 per cent will win either way – if not in the Commons, then in court.
Which is what comes of the virtue-signalling practice of setting targets in law, rather than having MPs vote on expenditure.
Even though 28 per cent of our panel believe the former Chief Adviser was right, they don’t want Johnson to consider his position.
WATCH: “The Prime Minister is the worst in the Cabinet for dishonesty in public life,” claims Campbell
The former Downing Street Director of Communications adds: “I honestly don’t care about the opinion polls.”
The former head of the civil service declares: “There’s nothing short of a revolution needed in the way we run this country.”
As the Government ushers us towards net zero, it had better be sure of the science. Unless it’s willing to risk a British equivalent of the Gilets Jaunes.
Iain Dale: Cummings is behaving like a woman or man scorned. But you can’t dismiss all that he says.
Plus: If there’s a reshuffle it’ll surely be in late July or early September. And: My interview with David Amess.
WATCH: Johnson’s response to Cummings. Number Ten decided that he must say something. But he doesn’t want to say much.
“If I may say so, some of the commentary I’ve heard doesn’t bear any relation to reality.”
It’s given a series of mixed messages over what this means for people who want to go abroad – with troublesome results.