It may be useful to ask how the Environment Secretary would handle problems confronting other Cabinet Ministers. Consider the case of knife and gun crime.
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WATCH: McDonald says Labour should “work to try to heal the nation”, not sow division with a second referendum
“We do have to work collectively…Owen [Smith] has made it clear he’s not prepared to abide by the collective responsibility principle,” notes the Shadow Transport Secretary.
The Conservative Party Chairman says the public can “draw their own conclusions” about Corbyn’s approach, however.
WATCH: McDonnell – I refuse to a price on nationalisations, because if I did I would “lose that debate”
Despite not saying how much it will cost, the Shadow Chancellor continues to claim he knows “it will pay for itself”.
Speaking from New Zealand, the Secretary of State for International Trade says “it’s in all our interests” to come to an “open and liberal agreement”.
The Brexit Secretary says it is not his desired outcome, but it is his duty to prepare for it just in case.
Except, the former Deputy Prime Minister adds, that “the danger of doing it” is “perhaps a bigger risk”.
The Secretary of State says Government has been focusing on affordable homes, and has helped build more council houses in last 5 years than Labour did in previous 13.
He says it’s “in the air and that is down to one man”.
Plus: Labour goes all Smethwick in Copeland. And: Sky News dumbs down at breakfast.