An election that saw them returned to say yes to Brexit and boosterism leaves Johnson vulnerable to events and reality.
Posts Tagged: Robert Halfon MP
The schools debacle is a consequence not of the personal failings of Williamson, but of the structural flaws of this Government
We have a dominating centre and compliant Ministers. The Education Secretary was given his marching orders, and told to like them or lump them.
Alec Shelbrooke: Next year’s exam season should be postponed – to allow more catch-up time in schools
It would require the willingness of exam boards to adjust their timetables. But with the will to achieve this, it could be done.
He tells us about his views on Hong Kong, and how he balances his “absolute” loyalty to both the church and Government over re-openings for worship.
The date at which lockdown should end is debatable. That MPs and peers should be debating it is not.
Ben Gadsby: Yes, the tuition fee system is working. And, no, there aren’t too many young people in higher education.
Too often, discussions about the sector generate more heat than light – and the light falls in the wrong place. We can do better.
The paperwork mountain grows for Special Needs – yet children are still sent to schools that leave them suffering.
These bodies will play an important role in holding this majority Government to account. What will Downing Street make of the results?
Ellwood to chair the Defence Committee. Tugendhat to chair Foreign Affairs. Hunt to chair Health and Social Care.
A new book explains why building land is prohibitively expensive.
A global approach to quite different challenges has failed. A long-term decline in specialised teaching skills must be reversed.
Andrew Gimson’s leadership sketch: Black arts, FSBs and as they come to the last it’s still neck and neck
Jokes continue to be told, but it would be wrong to suggest the contest has been fought in a spirit of unwearying amity.
Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
Davidson introduced the Home Secretary, who does not yet shine as brightly as his talents should enable him to do.
So no more dropouts after Sam Gyimah’s departure earlier this afternoon. The first ballot will be held on Thursday.