Also: Williamson investigating amnesty for Ulster veterans; front-runner for Welsh First Minister floats new taxes; and SNP attack new Big Ben decorations.
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Meanwhile, Williamson and Johnson’s approval ratings are in the doldrums.
Also: Three Plaid AMs call for leadership challenge against Wood; Foster breaks new ground at LGBT event; and Sargeant inquiry may not report until Jones steps down.
Also: Davidson wisely opposed ‘The Vow’ in 2014; Jones proposes special conference to decide Welsh Labour leadership election rules; and more.
Javid gives Gove a run for first place in our Cabinet League Table. May is back in negative territory.
And Davis’ rating slides – as the Government’s Brexit difficulties contaminate the approval ratings of others at the top table.
It looks to be the least bad medium-term means of settling the future of abortion laws in Northern Ireland.
Some remainers will not give up on the idea that the UK is about to fall apart, but the latest evidence of that from Ulster is threadbare at best.
Speculation about pressure on Williamson, or calculation about Cabinet numbers, misses a key point: May must keep Davis and Fox onside.
The best way forward might be a statute of limitations on past conduct that covers the United Kingdom as a whole.
There are two options under consideration. One in particular, the partnership model, is unworkable and unacceptable. It should be put out of its misery.
The new Home Secretary won’t toe the Downing Street line as his predecessor did. His appointment is thus a sign of weakness at the top.
The Home Secretary’s future is entangled with the calculations of May and the complications of Brexit.
Truss moves up into the middle of the table, Williamson drops towards the floor, and Gauke slumps into the red over Warboys.
Also: Commons gives Bradley the power to cut MLA’s pay – but the Government insists that it isn’t introducing direct rule.
Also: Bradley talks up pay cut for MLAs; Williamson to protect troops from SNP tax hike; Foster attacks Varadkar for overstepping in talks; and more.