A brief apology doesn’t justify him remaining in post. It’s now up to him to do so live. This is one for Andrew Neil, assuming he’s available.
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Our vaccination programme is proof of what can be achieved when science and industry is backed by the power of the state.
It’s given a series of mixed messages over what this means for people who want to go abroad – with troublesome results.
The Transport Secretary also predicted a post-Brexit boom, “if we use these new freedoms wisely, if we think and act like more of an up-start nation”.
Johnson and the railways. Is he ready for pay as you go – and the end of the season ticket? And are passengers?
He plans to bring in a Fat Controller – as he seeks to balance the public interest with private sector freedom. This is the second piece in our rail mini-series.
The Transport Secretary joins a distinguished panel to explore this crucial question on Tuesday 20th April.
And Williamson’s negative rating halves in the wake of his intervention in the Batley Mohammed cartoons row.
These are areas that have been neglected for many years. The big cities have had rather greater attention for many years.
When his family fell on hard times, education made the difference. Were there to be a vacancy in that department, he would be an obvious candidate.
Iain Dale: Why would any sensible person even think about booking a holiday in countries with low immunisation rates?
Plus: Twitter seems to know more about my medical state than my GP. And: Kuenssberg’s unguarded moment.
Our Cabinet League Table. Truss is still top, Johnson is up again – and Kwarteng comes straight in at fourth.
The Brexit deal bounce in our final survey of last year has left little room for a vaccine bounce in the first survey of this one.
The recent bias in Downing Street against putting the Work and Pensions Secretary up for press conferences and big media shows is inexplicable.
Johnson is up to ninth from fifth from bottom, Gove jumps up to near the top quarter, Hancock is clearer from the relegation zone – and Truss stays top.
We must not abandon our responsibilities and let irreplaceable historic sites be viewed as little more than obstacles to progress.
Our principle must be to increase choices in transport – not to reduce them. We need to bring the public with us.