Most of the latter are used to trying to stop rebellions, not start them.
Posts Tagged: George Osborne MP
Macmillan’s efforts succeeded because Churchill backed him fully. The Communities Secretary is not in the same happy position with May.
“The Government has chosen – and I respect this decision – not to make the economy the priority.”
The recently departed Prime Minister is re-emerging – and working on his memoirs. He will want to project his greatest achievement: public service reform.
The vast majority of people are neither Not-In-My-Backyarders nor Yes-In-My-Backyarders but Maybe-In-My-Backyarders.
Too many people have seen little wage growth in over two decades, and remain in insecure jobs with no prospect of in-work progression.
The industrial strategy has a welcome focus on education. But will it live up to its claim of modernity?
There is still some way to go before we can be sure this is a truly new approach, and not a return to what has been tried before.
Ministers are likely to find a stake valuable – and may find it useful for targeted infrastructure spending.
It would be wrong to assume you can simply sweep reducing poverty into a wider social mobility plan: they are not the same.
The big lesson of Ivan Rogers’s resignation is that they must adapt to the cultural sea-change that last year’s referendum is bringing about.
She walks it with over half the vote.
Marr reminds the former Chancellor that his warnings of a post-referendum shock to the economy that would lead to recession have been disproved.
Plus: A telling speech by George Osborne, the pleasing election of Philip Davies. Reading the Morning Star, just for a laugh. And: Andy Carroll walks on water.
While Assad’s goons kill, and we do nothing, our enemies observe our weakness.
The driver of Syria’s civil war is a legacy of political, economic and cultural failure within the country itself and across much of the Middle East.