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.
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The London Borough of Bromley, which I am proud to represent, is a case in point – because cases remain relatively low.
Iain Dale: Covid-19. There is no good reason why the arts sector should get a billion pound bailout while coach operators do not
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.
Johnson benefits from the scorn of critics such as Parris, for it suggests the Prime Minister is still an outsider
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.
David Lidington: My friend David Gauke is wrong. Liberal Tories should still feel at home in the Conservative Party.
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 Health Secretary’s friends will portray him as the greatest Tory target deliverer since Macmillan
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.”
They keep changing. But does it matter? For the last 30 years, when it comes to the public finances, the diet always starts tomorrow.
A new book explains why building land is prohibitively expensive.