The Prime Minister is not in a position to force policy about leaving the EU on her Cabinet colleagues – let alone the Brexit Secretary.
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Britain and the EU are as well-placed as any two parties could be to strike a comprehensive agreement which covers this critical industry.
It’s personal low in the run-up to the Budget. Meanwhile, Gove gets within a single point of beating Davidson for the top spot.
WATCH: Fox on the Brexit bill – “We can’t come to a final figure until we know what the final package looks like”
The International Trade Secretary denies that there is any ambiguity about the Government’s position on this point.
Plus: Johnson’s cunning plan. Crisis? What crisis? Paterson breaks into German. And when Green was chucked over a bridge.
Johnson leads our Next Tory Leader category…but makes no progress in our Cabinet League Table. The reason? He divides opinion.
Davis, Gove, and Fallon make up the top three again, but satisfaction levels overall are low. And Davidson is out-polling every Cabinet member.
Iain Dale’s 100 most influential people on the Right 2017. May tops it. Davis is second. And Davidson third.
Who would have predicted that Gavin Barwell, having lost his seat and ministerial position, would climb 63 places to number seven?
We pick out five items from it which may be of special interest to our readers and others who will attend.
Iain Dale: Pull yourselves together, Johnson, Hammond – the whole squabbling lot of you. Or we’ll have Corbyn in Downing Street.
Plus: The Labour leader’s other Brighton speech: “It was a full-blown Marxist rant. Put up taxes. Employers are evil. You know the sort of thing. They lapped it up.”
Supporters of a new pro-free trade think-tank will be told that Tories are all behind them in principle. But…
To salvage her Brexit policy, May must now ensure that her government is ready for No Deal. Or it won’t last.
There is time to correct the lack of preparedness of our customs and computers for 2019. But it is running out.
John Stevens: I am passionately pro-EU. But here’s why I believe Johnson was right about patriotism.
The referendum was at least as much a vote against London as against Brussels – and those whose expert arrogance made them seem to many to be foreigners here.
Kieron O’Hara: An unloved Prime Minister. An inadequate Foreign Secretary. And a hamstrung Trade Secretary. What a Brexit mess.
This is not a pro-Remain article. Rather, my point is that a referendum is a horrible way of making political decisions, and we are where we are as a direct result.
Members seem to agree that the Prime Minister has staged a mild recovery over the summer.
Our survey. Almost three in four Party members want any Brexit implementation plan to finish before the next election
There will be speculation about Cabinet differences until there is a common position. At any rate, the activists’ consensus is unambiguous.