The Prime Minister’s stance on regulatory alignment is very hard indeed to square with his vision of a freewheeling Britain. Watch this space.
The FT has the balanced “Grim outlook overshadows housing drive” while the Times goes for “Hammond eases off austerity”. The i has “Hammond’s hard-hat budget”.
It’s understandable why Paperchase chickened out over their Daily Mail advert – but it was still a mistake.
Legal protection means the vote in Flintshire this week was just a gesture – but it serves as a warning of the Left’s intolerance.
Claims that he slapped down his own department, which wanted a ten-year transition, are a sign that Ministers may be getting their act together.
For all his manifesto mistakes, his core take is correct. The key people in elections are who he has always said they are: lower middle-class, provincial, home-owning voters.
Upholding the rule of law in the capital by defeating moped crime would be a good start.
But she confirms that Britain is leaving the ECJ’s jurisdiction, and says that there is a very clear choice on Thursday – between “me and Jeremy Corbyn”.
May’s manifesto is real politics – that’s to say, a serious attempt to prepare Britain for the post-Brexit challenges of the future.
Today’s papers show she already has a tough time pleasing everyone.
Plus: Off I go to Washington for the inauguration. Time to strip Southern of its franchise. And: what happened when I had breakfast with Andrew Pierce.
The abuses at the heart of the hacking scandal were already illegal. A state regulator would only allow those running it to pursue punitive agendas against legal activity.
The campaign against the paper is not so much about a headline last week, but about shifting the balance of media power to the left.
Endorsements don’t matter all that much. But the tone and flavour of coverage does – what stories are selected; how they are written; how they are projected.
Part Two of a ConHome series on how the Prime Minister’s aim of a reformed Europe, claimed by him as the basis for a Remain vote, was not achieved by his renegotiation.