We fear the worst after Cummings’ departure, but Johnson must now make the best of it. That means a Cabinet shuffle.
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Multilateral political cooperation with the EU, as well as the bilateral relations with its member states, remains in the UK’s best interest.
Fox floated a new Parliamentary committee to “determine that decisions across all parts of Government have been taken on the best available evidence”.
A Conservative leader can afford to take on his left or his right – but not the 1922 Committee’s Executive
The Brady amendment is part of the developing story of a clash between leaders and backbenchers over Party management, culture and MPs’ status.
From calling the measures “dystopian”, to criticising Whitty and Vallance’s latest graph, there were some scathing speeches.
Stephen Booth: With four months left to get a Brexit deal, state aid is the major stumbling block for the UK and EU.
At the start of the summer there were reasons for optimism about an agreement. However, the mood appears to have turned.
Javid is Chancellor. Tugendhat, Foreign Secretary. May, Home Secretary. Introducing the Alternative Cabinet.
The real one is widely and correctly dismissed as weak. So we’ve had a go at assembling a stronger team. Here is the result.
Ministers believe that the present legal framework isn’t fit for purpose if prosecutions of returning terrorists are to be successful.
The Conservatives risk obsession with China to the exclusion of other threats, including Russia and Islamist extremism
As the great eye of the Conservative Party swivels its gaze towards the Far East, it’s in danger of missing other threats that are closer to home.
His position has given him the freedom to speak openly and with authority where those holding government portfolios must tread lightly.
Four members from the 2019 intake make the top 50, beating longer-serving and higher-ranked colleagues.
Furthermore, the change creates a brand new cart to put before the horse – that’s to say, the awaited defence and security review.
Interview with Chris Patten: We must stand up to the Communists in Beijing who hate freedom in Hong Kong
“I’m very, very positive about China, but I’m very, very negative about the Chinese Communist Party.”
We will be re-running the Foreign Affairs Select Committee Chairman’s piece for us above each day this week.
Four in five of our party member respondents say yes. Hunt is top choice to come in from outside – but there’s no strong support for any non-member.