Privatisation was the wave of the future during the 1990s. Great British Railways risks turning its back on progress.
This government should not be afraid to fix the rules that are currently breaking our country’s housing market.
The Transport Secretary has set up a reform committee which is getting ready to use the pandemic to rout the Luddites in the rail unions.
The London Borough of Bromley, which I am proud to represent, is a case in point – because cases remain relatively low.
Plus: If Johnson goes soon, it will be of his volition. And: these presidential debates are a train crash for America.
Starmer’s absence permitted the Prime Minister to relax, and to strike a kinder, gentler tone.
I have decided to write a second volume of my life of Johnson, who has always been an affront to serious-minded people’s idea of politics.
Our electoral success has rested in large measure on an ability and willingness to adapt to the realities of social and economic change.
We give you divorce reform, abortion law in Northern Ireland, citizenship rights for three million Hong Kongers, and the rainbow flag.
After the Labour leader sacked Rebecca Long-Bailey, others expect Johnson to be tougher on his adviser and Minister.
People cannot simply be viewed as consumers or producers – there are other dimensions to policy, including the stewardship of the countryside.
The latter led the charge to build 300,000 homes a year – but the Health Secretary’s real achievement is to help create a new industry from scratch.
History shows that they can usually weather health crises, and we hope and trust we shall soon see this one restored to his normal vigour.
Johnson’s task is to hire the right people and back them as long as they are getting things done, no matter who they offend in the process.
“So there’s no doubt, we are the underdog. But the point is, the Mayor’s record is so terrible it’s allowed us an opportunity.”