Macmillan’s efforts succeeded because Churchill backed him fully. The Communities Secretary is not in the same happy position with May.
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“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.
“We are deceiving ourselves if we believe that we have no responsibility for what has happened in Syria.”