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Posts Tagged: Oliver Letwin MP
Ministers like Amber Rudd have great difficulty finding able SpAds because the Conservative Research Department, which used to train them, has been destroyed.
Alex Morton: This new planning framework actually cuts the Government’s housing target. It takes us back – not forwards.
No wonder cynicism is corroding the fabric of our democracy when an announcement briefed to the press has no relationship to the policies unveiled.
If she really is to “dedicate my premiership” to fixing housing growth and home ownership, she will need to throw a chunk of her caution to the winds.
Peter Franklin: “Allowing expansion where it’s needed will mean some building on the green belt.” An open letter to Dominic Raab.
“This is the most important job of your political career so far – and there’s a lot riding on what you make of it. On this one you need to make a difference.”
Universities. The Conservatives will be “stepping up our speaker programme”. Here are some suggestions.
Boles isn’t as well known as the star of our Moggcast, but he is well-briefed, independent-minded and can make waves.
The Prime Minister’s failure to talk about the dependence of the NHS on the economy is bizarre.
Fast broadband is an absolute essential – enabling homeworking and the conversion of redundant rural buildings into homes and business units
There is enough land for over half a million homes on derelict sites – while the health service regularly complains of a shortage of funds.
There was only ever going to be one winner – and Rees Mogg duly powers in with over 70 per cent of the vote.
Sending up the Left is not enough. But it’s certainly a start – and Tom Harwood is doing it effectively
His satire on the NUS is highly enjoyable, but as he himself recognises, the Conservatives are a long way from finding messages to reach younger voters.
Robert Halfon: If there’s a spare £40 billion going, we should spend it in the UK, not hand it to Brussels
The referendum must be honoured, and we must leave the EU. That shouldn’t mean giving away a fortune for the privilege.
The lack of a Conservative Commons majority prevented the Chancellor from doing much more than playing it safe – which he did effectively.
Reshuffles, reorganisations, investigations – the Director General of the Propriety and Ethics Team in the Cabinet Office is always in on the action.
Brexit offers green opportunities, but it will also open a governance gap that must be filled.