Tories will read the story of his ascent to high office with enormous pleasure – for it amounts to a vindication of the United Kingdom.
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Aphra Brandreth: Davey would take the Lib Dems backwards; Moran to the Left. But whichever direction, does it matter?
Until they are prepared to set out a future that is both workable and distinct, they are unlikely to have much of a voice in this Parliament or the next.
Those caught carrying acid to be imprisoned on the first offence, not the second. Yet the Lib Dems want to weaken the penalties.
There are long-running problems with the Piccadilly Line. The antiquated signalling system desperately needs updating.
He is tipped by some as a future Prime Minister, but is more plausibly seen as a future Chancellor.
In several London boroughs, the number is due to rise. That will be costly and damaging to local democracy.
The results were a triumph of localism which confounded the pundits. But achieving wider home ownership is still a particular challenge in London.
Pundits are expecting a drubbing for the Conservatives in the capital. But some boroughs will buck the trend. I predict unpredictability.
Criminal gangs are supplying counterfeit tobacco on a huge scale with a resulting impact on smokers’ health.
Our residents remember the promise: “No ifs, no buts, no third runway at Heathrow”.
Over the last half century municipal leaders have caused the capital to become an uglier place to live and work.
Each council is due to save £10 million a year due to the arrangement.
Mr Sunak secures a seat after missing out in Hertsmere.
A former Lieutenant Colonel in the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, the ex-Chairman of the local Association, the Tory leader in Kirklees and a Free School governor make the cut.
They include a former local association chairman, two advisers to Theresa May and a judge.