Conservatives should be careful not to assume that all Hindus are Thatcherites in waiting. Some regard standing up to Modi, and keeping his anti-Muslim politics out of Britain, as much more important.
Wallace is top again – with Cleverly, Badenoch, Braverman, Rees-Mogg and Mordaunt above 50 points. There’s a tentative air about this table, as the panel feels its way with the new regime.
A pattern is beginning to form below the Defence Secretary, with Truss, Zahawi and Trevelyan coming in variously at second, third and fourth.
Meanwhile, Johnson is out of negative ratings for the first time in three months – and in comparative mid-table safety.
Johnson is still in negative ratings, though less so, and Sunak’s score is at its lowest since he became Chancellor.
And Ministers associated with support for Covid restrictions suffer noticeable falls in their scores.
Polling by Ipsos Mori proves the Government is making progress in convincing people about its climate credentials.
We continue our series, putting this year’s local elections under the magnifying glass to find changes and trends.
Policymakers should be asking themselves whose quality of life worsens thanks to the current unplanned mess.
The President of COP26 is suddenly so well-known that he attracts criticism as well as admiration, and interest in his roots as an admirer of Thatcher.
“I can tell you there was one hour where I really thought we weren’t going to get that deal over the line”, says the latter.
Sharma is “pleased” to have “closed off all of the outstanding elements of the Paris rule book”, among other important measures.
Although the COP26 President adds that yesterday’s deal was a “historic achievement”.
“The point here is that we have made progress and then we’re going to have to take stock of where there is a gap”, he says.