As a split in the Conservative Party finally threatens for real, May must explain why and when she backed off mutual recognition.
Posts Tagged: Nick Timothy
If no deal is better than a bad one, the sum of this policy is certainly a bad deal. Tory leavers now face a bleak choice.
Grieve may have backed off yesterday, but the Government backed down. May now risks losing control of her Brexit policy altogether.
Onward seems set to propound the liberal and Freer the libertarian versions of the globalist agenda. Where does that leave the anti-globalist voters who now back the Tories?
There are clearly questions about what’s happening in relation to voting, membership, and representation — and what the Party should or might want to do.
It would be easy, but mistaken, to take the path of least resistance and simply re-enact the dated Cameron ‘modernising’ agenda.
The consequences of Customs Union indecision. How Britain could end up with EEA-lite – formally or informally.
The longer the delay in making a decision, the longer it will take for an alternative to be ready.
Handouts to 25-year-olds won’t solve the housing crisis, still less the wider issue of generational unfairness
The Resolution Foundation’s new report is a serious piece of work, but its proposals to improve social care funding also bring political problems.
Plus: That customs Cabinet committee meeting – and luck & chance in politics. How Zephaniah has fallen. Javid v Khan. And: my local elections overnight marathon.
The new Home Secretary won’t toe the Downing Street line as his predecessor did. His appointment is thus a sign of weakness at the top.
May kept astride the Home Office tiger through relentless, grinding work and fearsome, dedicated SpAds. If Rudd can’t do the same, she risks being eaten.
Whatever happened to the Big Society? 3) Peter Franklin: The values of the all-consuming state or market both deaden the human spirit
Even in an age of austerity, government has plenty of power and assets, which it could on a small-scale, experimental basis transfer to the control of community groups.
His first major interview returns policy to the spirit of May’s original education ideas, with new faith schools and expanded selective ones as part of the mix.
If anything is put to the Commons at all before exit day, it will be a Heads of Agreement plan. The most likely consequence of its rejection would be the re-invention of transition.
P.S: Only one Tory Prime Minister in recent years was “taken down” by Tory MPs. Clue: it was neither Major nor Cameron.