There is a mismatch between Government announcements and Commons realities. It cannot attempt reforms without risking them being amended out of recognition.
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It is mistaken to believe that the British people are collectively optimistic, happy-go-lucky, and modernity-obsessed – and on the same wavelength as those that are.
The Government should get on with publishing the promised Green paper and return to the pledge in our winning 2015 election manifesto.
It’s also more pronounced than for Leave-Remain. We are about to see a disproportionately Tory cohort succeeded by a disproportionately Labour one.
Esther McVey with the support of MPs from across the party is refreshing and renewing the project.
“So I will be reviewing our goal to get one million more disabled people in work by 2027. We can do more, and I want to set a new and more ambitious goal.”
Stephen Booth: Brexit and the economy. There are ups, there are downs. But whatever happens, our fundamentals remain strong.
A flexible labour market, a well-regarded legal system, and comparatively favourable demographics relative to the major European economies are all valuable assets.
Plus: In news elsewhere, a luxury women’s health spa in Belgravia – with annual membership fees of £5,500 – this week blamed Brexit for its closure.
The answer seems likely to be yes. But there are still implications for the politics and economics of Brexit.
Fabio Conti: A plea for Conservative unity in these fractious times – and how we must plan for the challenges of the future
It is rarely Brexit that people raise on the doorstep. It is concerns about the NHS; their local school; the difficulties faced by social care, or the rise in violent crime.
Parents could choose to stretch childcare payments over time whilst they continue earning the salary they deserve.
We need to take a dynamic new approach to our High Streets with ambitious thinking. The future is not just retail.
Is it reasonable to expect more political benefit from record numbers in employment, record numbers of vacancies, and wages rising faster than inflation?
Steve Double: May has misread the mood of the country over free movement. Now is the time to drop hostile rhetoric.
There is a now a window of opportunity for a better, more sensible and cross-party debate than the one we had in the referendum campaign.
It’s not hard to find reasons to be frustrated with the Government, but we are still delivering for the British people.