This memorably unmemorable figure, gifted rugby player before turning to politics, will now try to make No 10 turn professional.
Council staff and administrators are often handling the financial transactions via the payroll. It gives a motive to push spending up.
Plus: Why is Sandwell Council spending £10,000 for a lighting company to project messages onto buildings?
I can tell you from a trade envoy’s perspective that this kind of direct access to markets around the world is critical for our businesses to thrive.
Now that the airport will meet, and in many cases exceed, the conditions set out by the Airports Commission, there is no reason for the Government to delay further.