Over the past three years, we have seen large chunks of our bureaucracy – civil servants, quangocrats and other officials – working to frustrate the referendum result.
Planners and architects are contemptuous of public opinion. It is naive to assume otherwise.
Lots of people want to know what the next Prime Minister will do for the country on everything other than Brexit.
Brokenshire feels the dismissal of Scruton “could have been handled differently”. But the work to ensure new homes are attractive will continue.
What really brings together all of these people is a commitment to enlightenment values, and a commitment to freedom of thought.
He was sacked from a Government post in its wake, and part of it was misrepresented by the interviewer. Now hear it for yourself.
The row over his sacking is a sign of a Party pulled in different directions by the way politics works – and by culture wars. Now a new competitor is knocking at the door.