Badenoch is top for the second month running, but scores are paltry almost all the way round, and in no way a springboard for the Manchester conference.
Pakistan has long been one of our largest aid recipients, and between 2015 and 2019 Pakistan was the largest single recipient of direct British government-to-government bilateral aid. Yet its courts uphold forced marriages arranged by kidnapping.
“I know she is passionate about London and about all Londoners, as are we.”
“HS2 is in the process of being built, it is transformational… the Prime Minister is absolutely committed to levelling up, and this is part of that levelling up.”
ConservativeHome’s snapshot retrospective on the shortest premiership in British political history – one year on and day by day.
At just over 700 replies, the low response rate reflects not only the summer season but diminished expectations. This is a bleak return for the Government as Parliament resumes.
Political instability in America related to the legal cases against Donald Trump is the kind of phenomenon that a nation unfamiliar with democracy can misconstrue as weakness.
A new book of essays edited by David Gauke suggests a view that is more centre than right – at least, to judge by their authors.
If a mainstream candidate is needed, when next the Conservative leadership is contested, in order to stop some more ideological figure such as Kemi Badenoch, it is just possible that Cleverly might fit the bill.
My explanation? The Uxbridge & South Ruislip by-election result – and the Prime Minister’s tilt from green politics to red – or rather blue – meat.
Too many governments which extol the virtues of democracy in principle seem all too willing to abandon such lofty principles when it suits their base, commercial purposes.
It’s been a quieter political month with lots of publicity for the Government’s small boats plan. Ben Wallace continues his reign at the top of the ratings.
It will give cover to Conservative opponents of the deal. But the crucial question is the future of Stormont, and on that the Unionists are silent.
Further measures included an additional “£20m uplift” to the BBC World Service over the next two years, “protecting all 42 World Service language services.”
Sunak’s rating is still lamentable and Hunt remains in negative ratings, but Sturgeon’s fall and Zelensky’s visit made last month’s political background less unfavourable.