Some are having fun with Alan Duncan’s diary revelation that Tobias wants Svetland to become a UK spaceport. They shouldn’t.
He gave a brave speech to the Adam Smith Institute on some of the most contentious issues of our time.
A string of polls have found both the SNP falling short of an overall majority and the Union outpolling independence.
It’s a terrible milestone and Ministers throughout the UK will be blamed. How could our governments and administrations do better next time?
He urges Ministers to “be mindful of the balance between the authority of Government and the responsibility of citizens.”
The truth is that Eurocrats see Britain as a rule-taking dependent, like Macedonia or Ukraine, rather than as a wholly independent nation.
We fear the worst after Cummings’ departure, but Johnson must now make the best of it. That means a Cabinet shuffle.
Fox floated a new Parliamentary committee to “determine that decisions across all parts of Government have been taken on the best available evidence”.
Plus: virtual conferences are the way of the future. America’s vice-presidential debate worked. And: Fox deserved better from his WTO campaign.
“It’s been an honour to take part in the selection process, and to make arguments on critical to the future of the trading system.”
The Brady amendment is part of the developing story of a clash between leaders and backbenchers over Party management, culture and MPs’ status.
The real one is widely and correctly dismissed as weak. So we’ve had a go at assembling a stronger team. Here is the result.
Plus: incompetence, resignations, non-resignations, reputations, my holiday, Any Questions and Finkelstein’s book.
Johnson will almost certainly decide to tough it out. But he will have a big problem if school returns prove tricky.
From Brexit, to climate change, to the World Trade Organization, how would this administration align with the UK government?