He has notched up some remarkable accomplishments. With some help, his best days may still be to come.
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Conservative MPs have chosen to await her report, plus perhaps Geidt, Stone, the police, potential resignations – and an unhappy Chancellor.
And if he goes, what’s the interplay between a new Prime Minister and a Conservative leadership election?
Ryan Bourne: Sunak’s instincts are right. The Government should avoid slashing VAT on domestic fuel.
It will, for one, open the door to numerous other interest groups, who will demand for such a policy to be maintained or used again in the future.
The pollster finds the same two future leadership front runners as our survey – but in reverse order.
Any solution to the divide between authority to order lockdowns and responsibility for paying for it must mean more accountability, not less.
And Ministers associated with support for Covid restrictions suffer noticeable falls in their scores.
That would usefully combine what Johnson can get away with and should do in any event.
Ryan Bourne: For Sunak, cutting the basic rate of income tax shouldn’t be a political priority right now
The Chancellor’s team reportedly wants to cut it from 20 per cent to 19 per cent in 2023. Here’s why that wouldn’t be a good idea.
Dominic Raab: For too long, victims have been let down by the criminal justice system. Today’s proposals will change that.
The Government’s plans include introducing scorecards, as well as raising the victim surcharge offenders pay as part of their sentence.
Today the Dormant Assets Bill will have its second reading in the House of Commons. It offers imaginative proposals for ministers.
The Leader of the House has been a critic of tax rises, and is a key ally of the Prime Minister.
Sarah Ingham: People voted to take back control of Britain’s borders. The Government must now do so.
Policymakers should be asking themselves whose quality of life worsens thanks to the current unplanned mess.
Sir Keir Starmer sounded wittier and looked far happier than he usually does, and also more dangerous.
The President of COP26 is suddenly so well-known that he attracts criticism as well as admiration, and interest in his roots as an admirer of Thatcher.