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Such is the logic of the new Justice Secretary’s appointment – and the combative stance of the Attorney-General.
After the election, we suggested five ways of securing the Party’s electoral position. Eight months on, how is the Government doing?
His recent announcement to the Commons suggests the Government may be making another effort to grasp a nettle which his predecessors have neglected.
We must return to open, transparent political patronage. You can place plum jobs beyond scrutiny and accountability, but not above politics.
Number 10, Matthew Hancock, the Whips, Ministers themselves: all must ensure that Sir Humphrey’s grip is loosened.