We need to be alive to adding to the impression that the fixing of a social harm can wait a few months while we find a way to replace lost revenue.
There is a suspicion that the Government wants to talk about other things – and a significant amount of attention is of course already being consumed by Brexit.
Is there a national collection of staff ideas? Are Whitehall teams working together? What conversations are being held with housebuilders? There’s so much to be done.
Women in particular suffer from being dependent on their husbands or children to translate for them.
My local experience as a constituency MP has been a reminder of how nationalisation failed and privatisation works.
Most people I’m meeting seem either pro-Leave or resigned to it happening – and believing that Theresa May is best-placed to see it through.
Our staff do an amazing job whether they are based in London or locally. Their jobs are suddenly on the line in a way they hadn’t expected the day before.
How I saw civil society at work recently in Israel, across the religious and ethnic divide, and am helping to build it up in Loughborough.
If we walk away from the British people, they won’t follow us as we veer off into an ideological sunset.
Continuing our series, this week we look at the solid Conservative performance in the East Midlands.
UKIP look set to hand Labour a string of critical marginals in the close-fought two way battle for this region.
It’s very tight indeed in these constituencies, but Ed Miliband’s party has the edge in these local campaigns on the basis of this evidence.
Swing voters prefer Cameron to Miliband but, by a greater margin, Labour to the Conservatives.
Plus: Farage’s book an election expense? Don’t be daft. My election predictions. Dull Tory slogans. Lively Australian politicians. And: victims of MND.