“We are hoping that the Conservative Government perform a U-turn on this and we will be pushing for a vote.”
Johnson will be well aware of this – and will be more concerned about heading Labour’s leader off than by the restive Tory press.
For his Shadow Cabinet, I would choose media friendly spokespeople, and back them up with deputies more on the policy wonkish side of things.
She responds to a report in the Sunday Times that Jeremy Corbyn has nominated his former chief of staff Karie Murphy for a peerage.
Plus: Keep the Brexit TV debate simple. Giving Allin-Khan and Duncan a piece of my mind. And: Carney – we’ve heard it all before.
The PM clearly feels the tide of battle has changed, and that she can wear down her adversaries.