And Williamson’s negative rating halves in the wake of his intervention in the Batley Mohammed cartoons row.
Posts Tagged: Priti Patel MP
A ‘two-tier’ asylum system that penalises illegal entry makes sense, but the reforms to citizenship law are a big missed opportunity.
Once Patel has delivered the Crime Bill, she should back it up with a specialised public order police force
New powers need to be applied pro-actively and even-handedly if they are to do any good. Recent experience doesn’t fill us with confidence.
Don’t blame the police for failures to hold them accountable. To make streets safer, have more local control.
That there may be as many as three investigations into Saturday’s events on Clapham Common tells us much we need to know.
Caroline ffiske: How non-crime hate incidents came into force. And why they should be reformed – or scrapped altogether.
Introduced with the best of intentions, they have grown and morphed beyond reason – more so than Macpherson could surely have imagined.
Our Cabinet League Table. Truss is still top, Johnson is up again – and Kwarteng comes straight in at fourth.
The Brexit deal bounce in our final survey of last year has left little room for a vaccine bounce in the first survey of this one.
Travel and the virus. Ministers face some of the hardest decisions yet as they plot UK’s next course.
The terrible choices the Government has had to make are a paradox of the UK’s success as an international travel hub.
The recent bias in Downing Street against putting the Work and Pensions Secretary up for press conferences and big media shows is inexplicable.
Iain Dale: 400,000 police records have gone. In the Blair years, home secretaries were forced to resign over less.
Plus: Where have Allegra Stratton’s live press conferences got to? And why I hate Twitter.
The unenviable role of humourless teacher trying to discipline an impudent schoolboy was played by the Leader of the Opposition.
Profile. Kwarteng Unchained. The rise, wobble and rise of the big, bold, bright new Business Secretary
As soon as the emphasis shifts from surviving the pandemic to reviving the economy, he will become a key figure.
Johnson is up to ninth from fifth from bottom, Gove jumps up to near the top quarter, Hancock is clearer from the relegation zone – and Truss stays top.
Duwayne Brooks: The Windrush cross-government working group – an opportunity for a much-needed road to recovery
Collectively, the group is deeply committed to righting the wrongs of the Windrush scandal and ensuring that this type of calamity never happens again.
Philip Davies: Our frontline staff are vital to our economic recovery, and we must do more to support them.
Research indicates that over half of customer-facing staff have experienced abuse from customers since the pandemic began.
Wallace is well up, Gove down, and Patel much the same in the wake of that bullying report – and Johnson and Hancock just outside negative ratings.