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We give you divorce reform, abortion law in Northern Ireland, citizenship rights for three million Hong Kongers, and the rainbow flag.
Our Cabinet League Table: Sunak top, Johnson down again, Patel up – and Williamson and Jenrick in negative territory
That’s the Prime Minister’s lowest score since he entered Downing Street for the first time last summer.
The difficulties the Government has had with Apple and its contact tracing app demonstrates the need to break up power in big tech.
Andrew Bowie: Our new Trade and Agriculture Commission will protect – and economically enhance – British farming
It will look at how we can ensure fair competition in our trade agreements, while preserving the interests of consumers and developing nations.
Jonathan Djanogly: Parliament should be able to scrutinise new trade deals properly. But the current arrangements are unfit for purpose.
Before any deals are signed, MPs should get to vote on them – as will be the case with the other parties.
If the Housing Secretary is to survive, he will have to learn the art of sometimes saying no to property developers such as Richard Desmond.
Radical: The BBC, Pink News and how, in reporting on the Gender Recognition Act, the media has shown shocking inaccuracy
Over the last few weeks, publications have routinely made errors in how they cover the GRA and JK Rowling. Readers must beware.
Emma Webb: Scotland’s new Hate Crime Bill imposes a new system of blasphemy. It urgently needs rejecting.
The legislation is aimed at stopping prejudice, but it can easily be used to silence debates on gender identity.
As a rule, the Conservatives are unclear about the politics of equality and identity. But there’s at least one Minister who isn’t.
If, that is, interest rates carry on at rock bottom rates. But we have to take a chance on growing our way out of this crisis.
Two recent cases show how easy it is for such documentation to be challenged.
Stephen Booth: Why Trans-Pacific Partnership membership can bolster the UK’s relationship with the US
The pandemic has huge geopolitical implications. Britain can better its aspirations by joining the CPTPP.
The idea that we should not seek the closest commercial relationship with the United States is unconscionable.
Rebecca Lowe: Truss’s policy speech on trans was an astonishing victory for common sense – and children’s rights
The Minister for Women and Equalities deserves support from all who care about their safety and wellbeing of children.