The Prime Minister has no way of even trying to ensure the dispute is over by April except capitulating to the EU.
Chris Heaton-Harris will probably call elections sooner rather than later, but another share of his department’s dwindling stock of credibility is lost.
Why has neither he nor Heaton-Harris pushed back against Sinn Fein’s nonsensical claims about ‘joint authority’ with Dublin?
If Johnson became prime minister again it would be a “guaranteed disaster,” says Steve Baker.
The author compares politics to a game of snakes and ladders, but demonstrates that it is actually far harder than that.
“I have to acknowledge that if the prime minister occupied any other office of senior responsibility… he would be long gone”.
It is hard to see how he will manage to reconcile freedom of speech on the internet with the requirement to prevent legal but harmful content.
One MP compared the hold of the CEN over Conservative MPs to the Sparrows from Game of Thrones.
The public has been subjected to two years of relentless bombardment about disease and death in this dystopian experiment.
And: surely Johnson wants to know who authorised the Nowzad instruction. Plus: go on – make it all about Brexit.
The driver of public wrath isn’t parties, but Covid – and the Prime Minister has announced the end of restrictions.
The pollster finds the same two future leadership front runners as our survey – but in reverse order.
And how the editor of ConHome popularised the term “Spartans” for the diehard Tory opponents of May’s Withdrawal Agreement.
Baker has infuriated some Tories, but others regard him as the rising hope of the stern unbending Austrian economists.
“I will vote against vaccine passports, I will vote against extending the face mask mandate, I’ll vote against mandatory vaccinations”.