Plus: Batley & Spen is no Hartlepool. LibDems eye Chesham & Amersham. And: will the West Ham variant hit Europe?
If it were the critical factor, Belgium should have been superbly prepared for the pandemic. Alas, it was not.
But there remains important unfinished business for the Conservatives to carry out – if we get the opportunity.
‘Liberal democracy’ is not an inevitable combination. Nor, it seems, is it necessarily a sustainable one.
It is a glaring act of mental collectivisation to lump Our Future, Our Choice in with those who think that over 75s should not be allowed to vote.
There were no Momentum mugs left. “Everything we had has gone ‘just like that’. Do keep checking the website, though”.
The former Chancellor has taken to the role of newspaper editor, but some will see his attacks on the Prime Minister as unhelpful.
It was crucial not just to defy the far left – but also the moderate left and the establishment.
As the referendum vote looms, Corbyn’s party is caught on immigration in a trap of its own devising.
Plus: The ludicrous Evan Harris. My broken mobile. The menace of TTIP. The smears of Yvette Cooper. And: why Polly Toynbee swiftly changed the subject.
Boff was, well, Boff. Greenhalgh never really sparked. And Goldsmith was, frankly, all over the place.
Hold the faith, repeat the mantras and blame the people seem to be the Opposition’s three rules.