We don’t need a new tax system on food, but instead to reform the one we already have to make it more rational, and indeed simpler.
Keynesian Macmillan got through four Chancellors in six years. We hope that Boosterist Johnson, who’s already lost one, doesn’t see this as a precedent.
This account of three and a half years as a special adviser confirms how trivial and transitory the role can be.
It is not the resignation which Tory backbenchers were keenest to see, but it makes the end of May’s prime ministership even more certain.
That’s to say, those of 1950, 1961, 1967 and 1971. Sovereignty was always the key concern, despite arguments over its meaning.