Plus: the downfall of Boles. This Eagle won’t fly. What to do with Gove? Cameron should become Foreign Secretary. And: Out there in the country, Blair is still popular.
Number 10, Matthew Hancock, the Whips, Ministers themselves: all must ensure that Sir Humphrey’s grip is loosened.
I cannot think his replacement will be so determined to reduce environmental red tape and Europe’s influence on countryside matters.
The Harlow MP offers a solution to a complaint made by some of his fellow Conservative backbenchers.
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