Neither is at all likely indeed to succeed May if they nod reluctant assent to any scheme to sign up to the Customs Union – which might not succeed in any event.
Posts Tagged: Jeremy Hunt MP
The biggest defeat in modern times and the largest Tory rebellion won’t stop her trying to resurrect her deal.
Opposing it in the hope of something better risks ending up with the worst possible outcome: no Brexit at all.
Scepticism is always a healthy attitude – but the spin being pumped out this weekend merits even more than normal.
The conventional wisdom is: weak Prime Minister, strong Cabinet. But what we see is: weak Prime Minister, weak Cabinet.
Profile: Singapore, the city state mistakenly held out by Eurosceptics as an example for Britain to follow
Conservatives ought to know without being told that one cannot just take a glance round the world, see which culture one likes the look of, and graft it onto one’s own.
Rob Wilson: Unless we ask the hard questions, this new plan for the NHS will suffer the same fate as all the others
Big initiatives are easier to announce than they are to see through and properly scrutinise. The health service’s leaders are accomplished at getting their way.
New polling also reveals that neither is so far ahead as to be unstoppable, however.
Johnson has topped an ESRC poll, as he did our last survey. Its findings are even better for Brexiteers than ours were.
The first department to need boosting post-March. The Treasury? Business? Transport? No: Northern Ireland.
The challenge to “our precious union” will be as much constitutional as economic – Deal, No Brexit…or No Deal especially.
Meanwhile, Leadsom makes huge gains following her rebuke to the Speaker over alleged sexist remarks.
There are three contenders in double figures, one well ahead of the other two – and a very long tail of names in single figures,
Benedict Rogers: Hunt’s review of British policy on the persecution of Christians is crucial and courageous
The Foreign Secretary had already impressed me with his focus on human rights. Now he has created new hope for Christians around the world.
Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant Attorney General, rousing himself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking his invincible locks.
This autocratic thuggery is happening less than two hours’ flight away. We must not turn a blind eye to it.