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Downing Street seems to think that one day’s bad publicity over clearing the backlog is a price worth paying for sorting the small boats problem. It needs to do so now more than ever.
When a minister comes under attack from the parliamentary lobby, petty allegations are treated as monstrous crimes.
The Home Secretary received a spontaneous standing ovation for bombarding the liberal Establishment.
The Commons needs to go back to the drawing board and review flawed investigatory and recall arrangements.
Too often councillors are cheerleaders-in-chief for incongruous cultural blots on our landscapes.
I really worry when so many in our party and in the media think that is all over for the centre-left.
The new channel’s critics don’t understand the difference between impartiality, which is required, and bias, which is not.
If it were the critical factor, Belgium should have been superbly prepared for the pandemic. Alas, it was not.
Plus: It’s been a bad week for Starmer. And: is it time to bring back the big beasts of the Labour jungle?
If it is determined to thumb its nose at the attitudes of the majority, perhaps it would be better to take this cultural revolution to its logical conclusion.
It might seem far-fetched that one could face jail for eating steak frites. But one could have said the same about not eating at least a scotch egg with your pint.
The author warns we are sending far too many people to university and creating “a whole great bloated cognitive bureaucratic class”.
Some of the arguments for a directly elected or mayoral model seem to be set up against a straw man.