The recent bias in Downing Street against putting the Work and Pensions Secretary up for press conferences and big media shows is inexplicable.
Posts Tagged: Sunday Times
Plus: Deteriorating broadsheet standards, a divided United Kingdom. And: nineteen years on from 9/11.
The Corporation has lost its grip on its Reithian inheritance – which, for all his criticism of the BBC, the former Telegraph editor understands.
Ministers believe that the present legal framework isn’t fit for purpose if prosecutions of returning terrorists are to be successful.
Roderick Crawford: The UK/EU negotiation. How the impasse on state aid arose and how it can be ended.
It is clear from the Declaration that the Council’s directives for negotiating the future relationship with the UK have departed substantially from it.
Johnson, the Sunday Times and the virus. The Remainer losers have learnt nothing from the EU referendum and last year’s election.
It may be significant that the one person who doesn’t seem to be making their mistake is Keir Starmer.
By taking unnecessary risks with virus transmission we could literally be putting others at greater risk of death if the services they need are blocked.
Daniel Hannan: Alarmism, doom-mongering, panic – and the coronavirus. We are nowhere near a 1919-style catastrophe.
Nothing I have written should be taken as a suggestion that we drop our guard or stop taking precautions. But, assuming we do that, there is no reason to panic. Cheer up.
Consider the case of the man whose death was registered in Bangladesh on election day. Miraculously, his vote was recorded thousands of miles away in Tower Hamlets.
A No Deal Brexit. “It’s not going to be the end of the world. But it’s not going to be a walk in the park either.”
Since the Government believes the Yellowhammer leak details are out of date, it should publish an up-to-date assessment as soon as possible.
Iain Dale: This Cabinet is the most right-of-centre in modern times. And there’s nothing wrong with that.
Plus: should Patel have come? Should Mordaunt have gone? And: my predictions. What I got right and wrong.
The contest may or may not produce a Snow White. But statistically, there are bound to be more than seven dwarves.
I found an incredibly likeable person – but although he knuckled down and scored some successes, he was better placed as Chief Whip than Defence Secretary.
Robert Halfon: A new, magical Conservative leader with presents for all? Sorry – I don’t believe in Santa Claus.
Plus: Bad Tory language. Cutting VAT, Good Conservative news for workers. And: a second referendum – not a People’s Vote but a Cheater’s Vote.
The sequence of events: bow to a second referendum, lose the ERG, gain Blairites, contest a general election – and rebrand the Party.