The upside of a new cross-party appointments process would be distance from the government of the day. The downside is the danger of boiling it down to a lowest common denominator.
The former Health Secretary, and newfound star of reality TV, seems oblivious to the air of bogusness which hangs over so many of his claims.
Greg Dyke’s career in football risks ending as ingloriously as it did at the BBC. John Whittingdale and his Select Committee should launch an enquiry.
The FA’s proposals for 3G pitches are welcome. Now the Government must act on them.
It is time for ministers to run with the ball.