Hospitals across England are reportedly accommodating patients on the basis of gender rather than sex.
So you think his Indicative Votes wheeze has run into a dead end? Never fear. He has a cunning plan…
It’s a politically sensitive subject and the Government has a lot on its plate, but the Treasury is right to be concerned with ensuring value for money.
He has been more robust than any if his predecessors in challenging NHS failings. Prime Ministers seem to have given up trying to sack him.
“Towards the end of this Parliament, at the point at which our contributions to the European Union reduce, there is an expectation on the part of the public and the NHS that there should be an increase.”
Opponents of grammar schools, some supporters of them, a slice of the independent sector, secularists…all have reason not to be best pleased with her plans.
It’s predominately a tight-knit group of former staffers who’ve worked together before. No change there. But it has a more provincial and state school feel.
There are liberal-minded left-wingers on the right side of the fight for freedom, and patrician Tories on the wrong.
It won’t work – not least because Andrew Lansley accidentally leaked the plan over the summer.
Plus links to the full dissolution peerages and honours details.
The Government has made great strides toward making the NHS truly accountable to patients, but can and must go further still.
“Polly Toynbee hasn’t written about me for six months…Mind you, if you write that, there will be a stinker of an article.”
People of ability are quitting and the pool of experience is shrinking.