The Justice Secretary discusses her goal of reducing reoffending.
Posts Tagged: Elizabeth Truss MP
Danny Kruger: Prison drugs policy is itself like an addict. Always chasing a higher high – with diminishing returns.
We won’t tackle the problem until prisoners have something better to do with their time than smoke themselves into another world.
Whether Truss’s inspiration is May on policing or Gove on schools, the only way ahead is a challenging radicalism.
Meanwhile, Amber Rudd has fallen right to the bottom after trouble with the Child Sex Abuse scandal and her retreat on counting foreign workers.
The campaign against the paper is not so much about a headline last week, but about shifting the balance of media power to the left.
Without sufficient staff and resources, governors will find it impossible to deliver the programmes prisoners need to avoid recidivism.
But her decision and other recent ones also raise the question of whether Ministers really hold sway in their own departments.
The Ministry of Justice is hers now, not Gove’s, so she must make her own plan.
The drop is best explained by the Chancellor’s well-reported stress on a Brexit settlement as close to single market membership as can be found.
Our Party member readers give the new top team an emphatic vote of confidence.
Iain Dale: Cecil showed it to a Norwich North lady. And she exclaimed: “Just look at the purple head on that!”
Plus: May’s first PMQs. Splash! Olive trees in view. Plosh! Ministers reshuffled. Splurge! Cameroons fired. Whoosh! P.S: Time for another dip in my Spanish pool…
Plus: I tip him as Brexit Secretary, and just look what happens next.
How Cameron can bind up the Party’s wounds post-election.
Our Cabinet league table. Cameron’s ratings go negative. Boris’s are the lowest on record. Feelings are running high in the Tory family.
Leave supporters mark Remain Ministers down. Remain supporters mark Leave Ministers down. Gove heads the table on our lowest top score ever.
Plus: Sir Simon Bowie, Soames on a diet, the Trussette on manoeuvres, tiger nannies, and Proud to be Out. And: Time for Liders to get his British Empire Medal.