The new leader should review the Government’s current plans and focus limited time and political capital where is counts.
Neither candidate is wholly to blame for this impasse; one cannot rise to a political moment which has not come.
Tories need to learn from the past: putting the problem out of mind is what squandered the victories over devolution in 1979.
A court defeat for Stonewall’s employer programme, and the shuttering of the NHS’s controversial Tavistock clinic.
Also: watch as those who studiously ignored Trimble over the Protocol neuter his memory to canonise him in death.
A failing health service, people unable to afford meat… and neither candidate seemed prepared for a bold break from the status quo.
It splits the difference between a wide submission window and encouraging people to vote later in the campaign.
For the Party to impose on MPs a leader in whom they have no confidence would be an affront to the constitution.
Both candidates have committed to seeing the Bill through Parliament. But will they both use the new powers it will grant?
Whilst the polling presents a mixed picture overall, the survey is once again broadly in line with professional pollsters.
On Scottish independence and the Northern Ireland Protocol, constitutional questions will be front and centre in the leadership contest.
Time and again the Whitehall regulatory reflex markets which are at once overpriced and inadequate to need.
The Government now intends to remove the first 18 clauses of its own legislation and present the Commons with new ones in the autumn.
The First Minister hides behind the Supreme Court to avoid an unofficial referendum, but then plans to use an election as a ‘proxy’.