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A Platonic Guardian must reach a view on the conduct of a Homeric warrior – one whose passions are, in the view of her fellow guardians, trashing the state.
In this feature, we look at some of the most memorable podcasts of the last few weeks.
For some consumers, the Government may be repeating Labour’s mistakes – when it pushed for everyone to buy diesels.
Setting a target for three decades in the future is illusory, lending itself to virtue-signalling and ill-thought-out measures.
Allegra Stratton’s interventions seem more like those of a minister than a mere mouthpiece of Boris Johnson.
The pace of departure, the allegations about him and how they’re being handled are all inextricably linked.
“It was not about the lobby,” says a friend of Vote Leave. “It was about getting a message out to voters beyond the M25.”
Plus: Where have Allegra Stratton’s live press conferences got to? And why I hate Twitter.
The final article in ConHome’s series on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
We fear the worst after Cummings’ departure, but Johnson must now make the best of it. That means a Cabinet shuffle.
Newspapers have called her the “Duchess of Downing Street” and suggested she formed a “crew” with other women to see off Lee Cain.
Allegra Stratton makes the point about Osborne’s Stamp Duty cut as part of a Newsnight discussion with Chris Cook, Evan Davis and Duncan Weldon.
There is still some fallout from the Away Day. The cabaret is always toe-curlingly embarrassing – and this year’s was no exception.
The new team realised the dangers of Stratton facing a barrage of awkward questions from some of the most experienced hands in the country – live on TV.