It’s past time that mainstream Tory politicians recognised these realities and engaged with it as an opportunity rather than as the broadcasting equivalent of a leper colony.
Andrew Bailey signalled the Bank of England would end its intervention in the pensions market on the coming Friday, whilst signalling something different in private.
Ministers pushed ahead on plans for a ‘Brexit Freedoms Bill’, NHS capacity, fracking, new grammar schools, and the mini-Budget.
In New York, Truss met with Joe Biden and addressed the United Nations General Assembly. In Britain, Rees-Mogg announced an energy price cap for businesses.
A friend of Michael Gove and a former Liberal Democrats, he is bidding for the Daily Telegraph and is an investor in GB News, which he hopes to see at the centre of such an election, if it happens.
Far from being a climbdown, the Government’s announcement about the CE mark could be the springboard for a unilateral-recognition revolution.
Sunak agreed with Rees-Mogg and Davis that bank accounts must not be denied to anyone for exercising their lawful right to free speech.
Suspending Boris Johnson’s allies for attacking the inquiry sets an unhappy precedent which is not in the long-term interests of the political constitution.
The Prime Minister has sunk in the esteem of Tory MPs, ConHome readers and the press because he hides away too much in Downing Street.
After 13 years in government, the right needs to ask itself hard questions. But who will do the asking?
“One of the things the SNP profited from is that when Labour set up the Scottish Parliament, they didn’t send any of their A-listers there.”
“It was not just people like me who were honoured but people who aren’t household names but who were there serving the office of Prime Minister.”
Peerages for Ben Houchen, Kulveer Ranger and Shaun Bailey. Knighthoods for Jacob Rees-Mogg and Simon Clarke. Priti Patel becomes a Dame.
Rather than try to put the cork back in the bottle post-Covid, the right needs to recognise the home-working revolution is here to stay.