Ministers could not have handled the matter worse if they’d tried. But Paul Maynard, pictured, is championing a solution.
Posts Tagged: House of Commons (general)
Mark Lehain: “The Government stands unequivocally against critical race theory.” The significance of Badenoch’s speech this week.
The Campaign for Common Sense has four simple, low-effort, suggestions as to how schools can be helped to get back on track.
He thinks it’s worth exposing himself to fire in order to move in for the kill both in Parliament and outside it.
Debate on the Agriculture Bill gives them the chance to call for more effective measures than those which independent assessments find wanting.
Anthony Browne: Are we really going to pass a law that would harm many of the world’s poorest people?
Such would be the effect of a well-intentioned but ill thought-out amendment to the Agriculture Bill that will come to the Commons tomorrow.
“I cannot support this policy”…”huge concerns”…”levelling over green fields with concrete”. Tory MPs on the Government’s housing plans.
Nineteen Conservative backbenchers spoke against the policy. It’s doubtful whether a top-down targets system will pass the Commons.
Growing anti-lockdown sentiment among northern Labour mayors and councils offer him new opportunities – and dangers.
These are early shots in the developing Tory backbench campaign against the restrictions, which are set to gain volume and velocity.
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.
They can’t have been satisfied with the compromise reached yesterday over future votes on any changes to the Act’s provisions.
Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: The Speaker is furious and the Prime Minister refuses to put his arms round Starmer
Johnson contradicts his message of national togetherness, and antagonises MPs, by appearing to regard criticism as disloyal.
The move, which aims to increase parliamentary scrutiny of the Government, is also signed by Labour and DUP representatives.
Steve Baker: The Coronavirus Act created the most dangerous changes to state power seen in a generation. It must be replaced.
Every single charge under the Act – 141 so far – has been found unlawful on review by the CPS,
There’s a Covid-19 debate today, the Internal Market Bill tomorrow, a housing measure on Wednesday – plus maybe the Brady amendment.
Over a third of those who asked a question during a Hancock statement yesterday were to some degree resistant to such shutdowns.