It’s been a quieter political month with lots of publicity for the Government’s small boats plan. Ben Wallace continues his reign at the top of the ratings.
Sunak’s rating is still lamentable and Hunt remains in negative ratings, but Sturgeon’s fall and Zelensky’s visit made last month’s political background less unfavourable.
Ironically enough, Nandy neglected to mention that she herself had said in 2021 that she was “appalled” that a hotel in her constituency was being used to accommodate asylum-seekers,
“Collective responsibility, fortunately, is not retrospective”, says the Development Minister.
Asked about the UK’s £50m spend in the country, the Foreign Office minister adds that “we are looking to make sure that aid is better spent”.
Wallace is top again. Badenoch and Cleverly score well. Sunak wins a respectable rating. And Williamson is in negative territory.
While UKIP and Reform UK no longer present a credible threat to the Tories, the Lib Dems and Greens are building momentum.
The Prime Minister was in ebullient form, full of hope for himself and his country, two entities he wishes never to see sundered.
He had to stand in the stocks and allow himself to be pelted, sometimes by members of his own party.
“He should think very carefully about what was now in the best interests of our country and of the party.”
Baker has infuriated some Tories, but others regard him as the rising hope of the stern unbending Austrian economists.
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.
The author recounts how, despite the opposition of John Major and Conservative MEPs, he kept Boris Johnson on the candidates’ list.
We need instead to process claims faster and create safe and legal routes for all asylum seekers.