This new government seems to want to concentrate its energies on giving Britain a cutting edge. Will it succeed where others have failed?
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He is one of the few elements of continuity in what has been a turbulent year at the Government’s top table.
Only one in three Party members, according to our poll, are unambiguously lined up behind the idea.
It is no secret that some senior civil servants in the Foreign Office do not share the Prime Minister’s commitment to implementing the Truro Recommendations.
He didn’t dissent from Javid’s call for one. But we can’t find any evidence that he gave a specific commitment.
The Johnson Government should balance the Northern Ireland element of its Brexit deal by strengthening the Union – which it should be doing anyway.
Nick Hargrave: As a Tory moderate, I’ve been tempted to give up on Johnson’s party. But here’s why I’m sticking with it.
It would also be dishonest to claim that the thought of voting Liberal Democrat did not flicker momentarily as we’ve veered towards knuckle-head, pound-shop Orbanism.
Do voters distrust Johnson on the healthcare? Sure. But Labour is no longer seen as “the party of the NHS”, either.
The latter’s NHS myth is fading as time passes, and younger people bring their consumer viewpoint to their use of public services.
Jonny Piper: Personal, unfiltered – and in your own voice. How politicians can use social media to speak to millions.
In this campaign, free for the first time to talk policy and politics after nine years of collective responsibility, it was Hunt whose personality shone through.
Many of our proposals can be introduced quickly. Some might take 12 – 15 months. We don’t believe anything will take longer than two to three years.
A new Prime Minister, and a changing of the guard at the Foreign Office, is a chance to change tack on the British Indian Ocean Territory.
Owen Bennett sets out the known facts about an astonishing Tory.
Jeremy Hunt was the best Foreign Secretary of recent times – and his successor’s record gives me hope he will build on that legacy.
Lessons endure from my polling study of our new Prime Minister, carried out six years ago when he was London’s Mayor.
Commons sketch. MPs wanted Cummings to come to the Commons. Today, he did – through the medium of Johnson.
One could sense Labour MPs, and some Tory ones too, grasping that “everything is changing”.