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If Downing Street doesn’t grip the campaign against Patel by allies of her Permanent Secretary and others, it may spiral out of control.
James Frayne: The BBC’s growing problem isn’t public hostility. It’s apathy. Fewer people see the point of it.
The trust factor is simply less relevant, because fewer people are accessing the Corporation’s output in the first place.
All in all, a Conservative win is still the most likely result. But if the YouGov MRP, the Ashcroft dashboard and other polls are accurate, it is less likely than it was.
We unleashed Nick Timothy on the world as a columnist. Meet the husband-and-wife combo of Rachel Wolf and James Frayne.
Farage’s decision to stand down some Brexit Party candidates seems to have been the most impactful development of this election week.
Fleet Street’s reaction will please Downing Street.
Hammond complains about a No Deal Brexit – a policy to which he was signed up if necessary. And undermined.
He suggests that Johnson is acting dishonestly in claiming that he wants a deal. But with all respect to the former Chancellor, he is throwing stones from a glass house.
Brainless tribalism led it to underestimate Johnson.
The truth matters a lot to how the race shapes up. And there are widely differing estimates.
At one point, City Hall officials told me the only way to get a project done was to hire external lawyers to take City Hall’s procurement lawyers to court.
In a field this crowded and with an electorate so, er, sophisticated, make no assumptions about which names will be forwarded to Party members.
He is perfectly entitled to crack down on leaks. But it’s worth bearing in mind that this one was scarcely unprecedented.
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.
Iain Dale: After Sitwell’s sacking, will I be the next journalist to be fired for offending snowflakes?
Plus: When The Sun doesn’t shine and the Home Office doesn’t work. P.S: In solidarity with the former Waitrose food magazine editor, I will eat steak.