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Also: Williamson investigating amnesty for Ulster veterans; front-runner for Welsh First Minister floats new taxes; and SNP attack new Big Ben decorations.
Meanwhile, Williamson and Johnson’s approval ratings are in the doldrums.
The ‘special relationship’ is under strain on several fronts, but the President remains one of the strongest and most important international supporters of Brexit.
Gove is second, “Other” third. It is an astonishing turnaround for a man who three months ago was languishing on a mere two per cent.
Iain Dale: A betrayal, a contortion, a rash, a shambles, a schism, a squabble. What’s the best collective noun for Cabinet ministers?
And: One Greg Clark. Two Vince Cables. Eleven Germans going home. 100,000 Remain protesters. 17 million Leave voters. Plus: Meanwhile, Javid gets on with his job.
May’s appeal next week at Chequers will be founded in grinding detail, not Churchillian rhetoric. Key to agreement will be taking Ministers with her and springing no untoward surprises.
Should Williamson get the defence spending rise he wants? Plus: introducing Next Tory Leader run-offs. Our monthly survey is out.
We have put Michael Gove, Jeremy Hunt, Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson up against each other to get the view of our members’ panel.
It is rare to hear the defence establishment talking plainly about the need to protect Britain against external threats.
“I can break her” – Williamson’s war for defence spending intensifies, and targets the Prime Minister
What is the Defence Secretary up to? Why now? And is the extraordinary threat he is reported to have made true?
Also: Three Plaid AMs call for leadership challenge against Wood; Foster breaks new ground at LGBT event; and Sargeant inquiry may not report until Jones steps down.
Grieve is right. The logic of a Government defeat today leads to a change of leadership – and a general election
Neither Tory MPs nor voters want a poll, but a paralysed Government and Parliament would make one all but unavoidable long before 2022.
The Vote Leave director is the onlie begetter of this cashfest. But we’ve said it before and say it again: Britain can’t tax its way to prosperity – or a better health service.
The Brexit Secretary has taken control of the Government’s dealings with Grieve – for the moment, anyway. Watch for further twists and turns.
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