The recent bias in Downing Street against putting the Work and Pensions Secretary up for press conferences and big media shows is inexplicable.
Posts Tagged: Liz Truss MP
Profile. Kwarteng Unchained. The rise, wobble and rise of the big, bold, bright new Business Secretary
As soon as the emphasis shifts from surviving the pandemic to reviving the economy, he will become a key figure.
If the Spartans hadn’t held out against the pleas of our colleagues then Britain would have been trapped in a customs union with no way out.
The UN genocide system is broken and needs a shot in the arm from a country willing to stand and be counted.
Anthony Browne: Post-Brexit Britain. Now we’ve taken back control, here’s what we can do with our new powers.
From January 1, no longer will anyone be able to say: “you can’t – EU rules”. We have jumped from the passenger seat to the pilot seat. So what should we do?
And, as with yesterday, Truss came second in our survey, this time for her speech on the “Fight for Fairness”.
Johnson is up to ninth from fifth from bottom, Gove jumps up to near the top quarter, Hancock is clearer from the relegation zone – and Truss stays top.
Liz Truss came second after our panelists offered their own suggestions for this category.
If there’s a deal, some will argue for a closer relationship. Others will argue that, having come so far, we must go further in disentangling ourselves.
Plus: The ascent of Truss. Christmas Covid rules unravel. And: I wish readers the compliments of the season and a Happy New Year.
“Dignity and humanity… not quotas and targets, or equality of outcome.” Truss’s speech on fairness – full text
“Although time and time again, the Left’s ideas have been shown to fail, they still pervade our body politic.”
Mark Lehain: The end of unconscious bias training and Truss’s coming speech on equality – signs of a Ministerial anti-woke fightback.
They’re part of a broader move by the Government to rein in some of the more extreme politically correct excesses that went unchecked before.
Ambitious, energetic, but quiet on the culture wars – a year on from Johnson’s “stonking” majority, what have we learned?
From managing the pandemic, to trying to spark a green industrial revolution, the Prime Minister has taken on an enormous number of projects.
Wallace is well up, Gove down, and Patel much the same in the wake of that bullying report – and Johnson and Hancock just outside negative ratings.
Alexander Downer: A forward-thinking UK should shift the weight of its strategic policy towards the Indo-Pacific region
Home to some of the fastest-growing economies of the 21st century, it has never been more urgent to build new trading relationships there.