It needs a clear prevention strategy in place by year-end, to provide a clear framework for local councils, and to roll out the Housing First Programme.
The Treasury should hold one as the year rolls on, along the lines of that undertaken by Canada’s government during the 1990s.
The real one is widely and correctly dismissed as weak. So we’ve had a go at assembling a stronger team. Here is the result.
Plus: incompetence, resignations, non-resignations, reputations, my holiday, Any Questions and Finkelstein’s book.
He may have been one of the greatest figures to shape the 20th century, but a simplistic deification risks losing the complexity of the man.
Ministers believe that the present legal framework isn’t fit for purpose if prosecutions of returning terrorists are to be successful.
The Court of Appeal’s judgement in the Begum case is a reminder of wider issues – and the pledge in last December’s manifesto.
Together with error, it is set to cost the taxpayer an eye-watering sum in the region of £4.6 billion.
Given the Coronavirus uncertainties, whatever he announces could be even more provisional than most schemes of most Chancellors.
The big picture is that Johnson is dashing for growth. We devoutly hope it works but the precedents aren’t promising.
Four members from the 2019 intake make the top 50, beating longer-serving and higher-ranked colleagues.
After the Labour leader sacked Rebecca Long-Bailey, others expect Johnson to be tougher on his adviser and Minister.
“Dom is a decentraliser,” we were told. “But he’s resistant to decentralising to people who he thinks aren’t up to the job.”
It’s a good thing for former senior Ministers to keep thinking, going and contributing, and we wouldn’t be surprised to see a comeback to government.
At the Centre for Policy Studies, we’ve teamed up with Sajid Javid to come up with a comprehensive set of ideas for tackling the challenges ahead.