While Blair, Brown and Cameron scuttled off indecorously after leaving Number 10, she remains in the Commons and tries to hold Johnson to account.
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The Health Foundation: What should the Government do to tackle obesity? Find out in our new podcast.
In Episode one of this series, Jeremy Hunt discusses the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, and what he would have done differently.
David Gauke: Johnson’s Covid policy – and why it’s opening up a rift between him and his traditional Tory supporters
If he is to take the necessary steps to get a Brexit deal (and I hope he does), he is going to have to defy those instincts on a second issue, too.
What could give the Government a sense of purpose – and chances to achieve? Making Gove Deputy Prime Minister.
Johnson needs a Simon Milton figure in government. The move would be controversial, to put it mildly. But who else is there?
Ryan Bourne: Don’t fret about this debt – at least not yet. Big tax rises would choke economic recovery.
If it proves a temporary blowout rather than permanent, accumulated debt levels being modestly higher looks manageable.
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.
Plus: People vote for me to shave off my beard. But the decision was only advisory. And did they have enough information…?
Strangely but truly, the best way of helping the Prime Minister is to send her back to Brussels to win concessions on the backstop.
Keep your eyes fixed on the Withdrawal Agreement, which would be backed by law. Not on this Political Declaration. Which wouldn’t.
A staple of stagecraft magic is misdirection. While his audience is gawping at one thing, the magician is swiftly doing another. So it may be now.
Profile: Noble, puissant, invincible? Geoffrey Cox, the Devonian lawyer who holds May’s fate in his hands.
As Attorney General, he is telling his Cabinet colleagues what any proposals for a deal really mean – even if that’s inconvenient for Downing Street.
In all, there are 30 new entries in the whole list, one down on last year and two down on the 2016 record of 33.
Henry Newman: There’s still time for the UK to shape the Brexit negotiations – if the Government gets its act together
That means making overdue decisions, settling internal disputes, and no more campaigning by the Treasury to undermine Brexit policy.
This ambitious 39-year-old is grappling valiantly with the Leveson problem, and no one does a better digital transformation.
Henry Newman: Enough! May must make up her mind on Brexit – or risk the collapse of her negotiating position.
It’s often suggested that the Remain wing of the Cabinet wouldn’t wear such a choice. I doubt it.
Most of the powers involved in ordering the Single Market are technical and trivial-seeming, but supporters of Section 11 of the Withdrawal Bill see danger ahead.