The coverage of death rates in this country has been lacking in nuance – leading people to have skewed perceptions of the UK’s performance.
It may be significant that the one person who doesn’t seem to be making their mistake is Keir Starmer.
Or: what would happen to the service once Corbyn ran out of other people’s money – which is needed to fund it.
Magufuli talks of the ‘harmful effects of birth control’ and attacks women using contraception as ‘lazy’, but we give £45 million to boost family planning in his nation.
As he battled the agri-barons, and Thatcher battled the union barons, so we must champion the underdog against the corporatist barons of today.
The simultaneous creation and collapse of a new force has been written off an establishment failure. The truth is more interesting.
Ireland’s displeasure is understandable. But it could prove counter-productive – working against the free trade deal that would suit it as well as the UK.
Plus: An idea for May. A quote from YouGov. A cancelled lunch. A headline from the Economist. Could Gove return? And: could Bercow be ousted?
Only a constitutional referendum lock, safeguarded by the Queen, can protect us from the left-wing coalition that could take power in 2020.
In large part, it has taken the post-truth idea up because of its own electoral weakness – and the feeling that it may not be just temporary.
Downing Street and Conservative MPs should not abandon this reforming Health Secretary under pressure from the BMA and the unions.