It should be able to amend proposed legislation only once – or propose laws itself once, with the Commons only needing to vote against these to block them.
Here are five priorities. Sort out the extremism mess. Get an immigration policy move-on. Beef up your Windrush review. Don’t mess with ID cards. Or identity politics. Oh, and P.S…
The UK could set a lead by announcing that it will dedicate a fixed or minimum percentage of the aid budget to fighting sexual and gender based violence.
Parliament’s job should be to hold the Prime Minister and Executive to account for what they have to do, rather than becoming a party to it.
P.S: Only one Tory Prime Minister in recent years was “taken down” by Tory MPs. Clue: it was neither Major nor Cameron.
During the Cold War being ‘strong on defence’ was a potent vote winner, and the money flowed accordingly.
His satire on the NUS is highly enjoyable, but as he himself recognises, the Conservatives are a long way from finding messages to reach younger voters.
The former Labour MP’s defection, and the later split within that party, has not yet found in a parallel in our own turbulent times.
We have our reservations about the Foreign Secretary, but concede that he alone, of those Ministers who spoke this week, made the Tory message sing.
The Prime Minister has a long story of progressive toryism to tell. Moral authority must not be conceded to Labour.
Charismatic, Oxbridge-educated, hailed as the man of destiny – is it too late for Johnson to learn from Portillo’s failure?
Over time, proposals have either been denounced as politically correct nonsense, or embraced with an enthusiastic “me, too”-ism. Neither approach is exactly rigorous.
He wouldn’t have let Cash and Fox, Johnson and Rees-Mogg seize the agenda. He would have fought Farage’s populism as he fought that of Powell.
The former Chancellor has taken to the role of newspaper editor, but some will see his attacks on the Prime Minister as unhelpful.
The bottom line is that America cannot simply sit back, and wait for North Korea to become a direct threat.