The Scottish Secretary, understated in his public utterances, “often makes the wittiest interjections in Cabinet discussions”.
On paper, the UK has large stockpiles of last-generation tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and other materiel explicitly stockpiled to combat Russian aggression in Europe.
With Britain’s credibility in Kyiv unparalleled, we are best-placed to raise the question of how this war might end, with an eye to Russia’s stability and re-integration into the international system.
It’s a tribute of a kind to the topsy-turvy nature of 2022 that Johnson, Truss and Sunak were all eligible to be both Minister of the Year and Backbencher of the Year.
Warm words about those serving oversees ring hollow when their families are shivering in sub-standard accommodation.
The average score is the lowest recently, though not by all that much – a natural extension of the panel’s verdict yesterday on the Government’s economic policy.
Beyond the World Cup, the emirate is buying its way into our university, school, and sporting systems. But at what cost?
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The Chancellor may have reassured the markets by daring to be dull, but did nothing to raise the spirits of Conservatives.
The Defence Secretary said there is no way Putin can be offered a way out, for he can be depended upon to reject it.
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.
Support for Ukraine must not waver, but we must not be blind to the risks – but instead seek to manage them as best we can.
This month’s ratings bear the mark of a leadership election that many Tory activists clearly found unsatisfactory.
The number of young people into higher education keeps on rising and has gone over 50 per cent. It is nothing to do with any target.
He will have believed he had no need to define himself more clearly when his poll ratings were high. So now other people are doing it for him.