By the way, it is a travesty that the Chief Secretary to the Treasury and Leader of the House aren’t full members.
Posts Tagged: George Eustice MP
Our Cabinet League Table: Sunak top, Johnson down again, Patel up – and Williamson and Jenrick in negative territory
That’s the Prime Minister’s lowest score since he entered Downing Street for the first time last summer.
People cannot simply be viewed as consumers or producers – there are other dimensions to policy, including the stewardship of the countryside.
WATCH: Eustice reiterates at today’s press conference that Britain is “now in a position to move to level three”
And he appeals to furloughed workers to apply for agriculture jobs, since there will be a shortage of fruit and vegetable pickers this season.
In other news, people in Wales will be able to exercise more than once a day from Monday and garden centres there will be able to open.
Four in five of our party member respondents say yes. Hunt is top choice to come in from outside – but there’s no strong support for any non-member.
The Health Secretary’s defence of his department’s pro-lockdown stance has made him a target for those who want it eased.
The Government’s target is 100,000 of these swab tests a day by the end of the month.
We owe farmers a mass thank you for their sterling efforts in fuelling the nation at this crucial time – and there are policy lessons to be learnt.
WATCH: Eustice – “More food is arriving every day. There is no shortage of food.” Today’s press conference.
“I don’t think it is necessary or appropriate for the Government to dictate” to supermarkets, the Environment adds Secretary says. “We need people to calm down.”
The overall numbers are down slightly after the allegations against the Home Secretary and the Government’s defeat over Heathrow.
Eustice should start by creating an ‘Office for Natural Statistics’, to sit within DEFRA and co-ordinate data collection in a way never done before.
WATCH: “The scale of the response has been huge.” Eustice defends the Government’s response to flooding.
“We have deployed over three miles of temporary flood barriers and 90 mobile pipes, and we have been keeping structures and rivers clear of debris.”
Eustice defends Johnson for not visiting areas affected by floods, saying he is fully engaged with efforts to help victims.
We cheer the mission. But government needs more compromise, art, tact and accomodation than campaigning alone allows.