Max Caller, the inspector who brought change to Tower Hamlets, has been sent in to the city. The Government could take control.
There is no evidence from the poll of polls that the Dominic Cummings affair speeded up what has been a steady Tory decline since mid-April.
Ed West describes in his new book how the Left has established “a moral monopoly”. It describes the mentality of a Tory who will not be imprisoned in a system.
There is much more to politics than an affordable state and competitive taxes. But both will be indispensible for survival, let alone prosperity, after we leave the EU.
Plus: Hammond’s blunder. Peers’ folly. Stephen Hawking is not, repeat not, controlled by MI5. And: my inner Mary Whitehouse meets Katie Hopkins’ slack vagina.
Little wonder, then, that almost three-quarters of them are opposed to Theresa May seeking a snap election.
It is possible that the Party may end this new year in a weaker position than before the 2015 election if CCHQ doesn’t act quickly.
The list of at-risk MPs includes veterans, rising stars and even a shadow cabinet member.
The Chancellor suggested that thoughtful politicians incline to one. But the more thoughtful one is about it, the more problematic it looks.
We present dismissible projections drawn from last June’s results…and some electoral trends that are not so dismissible.
Plus: Is President Trump a good thing or a bad thing? And how do you rate the performance of each Cabinet minister?
The balance of the argument is against one as matters stand. But May will have no alternative but to go to the country if Parliament frustrates Brexit or her negotiation.