There is no time for writing yet more reports about Child Sexual Exploitation: the Government wishes to show it is now going to act.
Many voters want moral seriousness, most politicians have difficulty finding the language needed to provide it, but the present Prime Minister thinks he may be able to.
A bed is not enough. A chance of employment, as well as good physical and mental health are needed to turn lives around.
Many are vulnerable people in need of specialist help. Far better use could be made of the existing Public Health budget.
What is it – and how can we strengthen it? That is the focus of Bright Blue’s latest report, published today.
It is the moment to decide whether to go for a leader who is prepared to tackle immigration, or for one who has failed to heed the public’s calls to reduce it.
Plus: Farage and my evenings. Edinburgh and my show. Notre Dame, fire, Macron – and recovery? And: Javid’s emotional intelligence.
Here are five priorities. Sort out the extremism mess. Get an immigration policy move-on. Beef up your Windrush review. Don’t mess with ID cards. Or identity politics. Oh, and P.S…
Voluntary-aided status works both for Catholic schools and everyone else. Furthermore, lifting the cap from new institutions could have had unexpected consequences.
A lesson of the claims made against the Speaker is that there is no adequate means of holding him to account when Commons’ conventions break down.
The new Home Secretary won’t toe the Downing Street line as his predecessor did. His appointment is thus a sign of weakness at the top.
In Washington, the former Prime Minister ponders how his approach to tackling non-violent as well as violent extremism can be built on.
Later today, I will be presenting the Public Office (Child Sexual Abuse) Bill to close this abhorrent loophole and bar anyone who facilitated, enabled, or turned a blind eye to child sexual abuse from holding any public office, position of authority, or job paid by taxpayer funds.