But there were a couple of moments of levity – though both men agreed that this is no time for it.
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“We will be able to get back to normal life, and the quickest way to do that is to avoid having one, two, three million people losing their jobs in the next few months.”
Neither Trump, Merkel nor the EU institutions are showing the global leadership necessary. Over to a joint ticket of the Prime Minister and Macron.
WATCH: Hunt breaks ranks on the virus. He says evidence suggests that moving swiftly on large-scale social distancing is essential.
“One thing we do have now is evidence of countries that appear to have been strikingly successful in turning back the tide of the virus.”
We cheer the mission. But government needs more compromise, art, tact and accomodation than campaigning alone allows.
Chris Pincher, the new appointee, must stay in the post for the rest of this Parliament. It’s the only way that a strategy can be implemented properly.
Hunt is partly judging his own legacy. But the Government can still expect him to provide rigorous challenge.
MPs should be allowed to decide if former Ministers are capable of offering independent scrutiny to their successors.
He says the US is not behaving like an ally by refusing to send Anne Sacoolas, who is accused of killing British teenager Harry Dunn in a road accident, back to the UK.
These bodies will play an important role in holding this majority Government to account. What will Downing Street make of the results?
Ellwood to chair the Defence Committee. Tugendhat to chair Foreign Affairs. Hunt to chair Health and Social Care.
This new government seems to want to concentrate its energies on giving Britain a cutting edge. Will it succeed where others have failed?
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.