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Posts Tagged: James Brokenshire MP
He is one of the few elements of continuity in what has been a turbulent year at the Government’s top table.
Yesterday’s announcement of Government’s design guidance is a very welcome step in the right direction.
When we work with central government, we improve lives and achieve the best results for our communities.
Johnson’s shuffle. If one asks for decisiveness – for an end to drift – don’t complain when it’s delivered.
We have the Government that we should have had then, ready to counter the charge that Vote Leave scurried away from Brexit, rather than manning up to deliver it.
Without strong baseline regulations there is no clarity for industry or robust protection for the public. Fire safety must be a given, not a lottery.
Johnson’s bandwagon rolls on, Davidson declares for the Home Secretary – and Gove deploys weapons of mass distraction
Also: don’t cut members out of the contest. And the right exam question for candidates is: who can best win a general election?
Truss and Davidson take the other podium spots, challenging the assumptions held in some quarters about the Tory grassroots.
Brokenshire feels the dismissal of Scruton “could have been handled differently”. But the work to ensure new homes are attractive will continue.
A Code of Practice, if given legal backing, should ensure that freeholders act as long-term responsible stewards of properties.
The row over his sacking is a sign of a Party pulled in different directions by the way politics works – and by culture wars. Now a new competitor is knocking at the door.
Proper visual preference surveys would help ensure attractive, new buildings – which people actually like.
There is a mismatch between Government announcements and Commons realities. It cannot attempt reforms without risking them being amended out of recognition.
His sacking is more evidence, were it needed, of the tensions that tear at the Tory coalition – and threaten to render it unsustainable.
Brokenshire must keep an eye on the potential knock-on from the latest flare-up over terror, reprisals, a captured pilot and the disputed territory.