And if he is strong and the West weak, why has his Ukraine invasion gone wrong – and why are our governments showing unity and resolution?
Parts of the media suspected, wrongly, that she was an Establishment stooge: her work leading the Vaccine Taskforce has since been triumphantly vindicated.
They may very well decide that if the establishment wants Johnson gone so badly he must be doing something right.
Unfortunately, ever-increasing public spending and green policies inspire little confidence in the Prime Minister.
The paradox of the NHS Test and Trace app is it becomes disruptive when it is effective.
The awards are understandably concentrated on the fight against Covid-19, but Oliver Lewis and Earl Howe are also recognised.
Unions have called for children to be vaccinated – but they may be up against an even noisier group: parents.
He plans to bring in a Fat Controller – as he seeks to balance the public interest with private sector freedom. This is the second piece in our rail mini-series.
Strangely, one of the few things that now unites voters across the Left and Right is a feeling he won’t win an election.
The Government needs to engage and address people’s concerns. They will do the right thing with the right information.
Furthermore, critics of the programme are alarmed by the rising costs. But will they ever acknowledge that ‘lockdown sceptics’ warned about these?
The second piece in a ConHome mini-series this week on industrial strategy after the pandemic.
The first piece in a ConHome mini-series this week on industrial strategy after the pandemic.
Our vaccine success is only likely to be reproduced if ministers concentrate on seeking out the best, not the cheapest, people in any given field.
The EU’s triggering of Article 16 is premature, provocative and sets a precedent that will be cited by those unwilling to accept the consequences of the Protocol.