And Williamson’s negative rating halves in the wake of his intervention in the Batley Mohammed cartoons row.
Posts Tagged: Michael Gove MP
A contest exists between traditional common lawyers, who believe the constitution exists (in their minds), and modernisers including myself.
Interview with Douglas Ross: Sturgeon is not in the clear, and is part of a “conspiracy against getting out the truth”
The Scottish Conservative leader calls for devolution from Holyrood to local councils, and says he is looking forward to campaigning with Boris Johnson.
The first in a mini-series of pieces on ConHome this week about schools after Covid.
In order to remain world-leading in science, the PM’s former adviser explained, it is necessary to take risks and cut out bureaucracy.
The final part in ConHome’s series this week on the future of the United Kingdom.
The Union policy Lewis wanted, why he left – and how his unit will be replaced by a Cabinet committee
All of this has not gone down well with many backbench Conservative MPs, few of whom would be well-disposed towards a more conciliatory strategy.
Stephen Booth: The challenges awaiting Lord Frost, who will take charge of Europe policy, and joins the Cabinet on Monday
One would suspect that the Government’s primary objective will be to stabilise and bed down the new relationship with Brussels.
It’s disgraceful that somewhere between 15 and 20 per cent of our young people may be “functionally illiterate” when they leave school.
Perhaps the answer is bound up with China – and our inability to focus on more than a single problem at once.
Plus: If Sunak wishes to ingratiate himself with small business people, he should scrap the loan charge and IR35.
We hope that Finn, Newman and the rest of the new appointees provide a fresh sense of direction and purpose.
Henry Hill: Gove’s challenge – what if the Protocol ends up threatening the peace in Northern Ireland?
The problem with conjuring the threat of republican terrorism to oppose a land border is the signal it sends to their loyalist counterparts.
The proposal put forward by the Centre for Brexit Policy meets the EU demand for protection of its Single Market while also protecting the province.
A move from Ken Clarke to Aneurin Bevan would not only risk harming the NHS, but miss the real target of reform: social care.