It is now open season on the Education Secretary, as it will continue to be until he resigns, is moved – or is sacked.
But if you sup with Desmond, use a very long spoon. Plus: Remainer mania remains. And: Masked, I prepare to take the train.
Over the last few weeks, publications have routinely made errors in how they cover the GRA and JK Rowling. Readers must beware.
Needed during the coming weeks: a Government information campaign for older people, their families, employers and businesses.
If Downing Street doesn’t grip the campaign against Patel by allies of her Permanent Secretary and others, it may spiral out of control.
The trust factor is simply less relevant, because fewer people are accessing the Corporation’s output in the first place.
All in all, a Conservative win is still the most likely result. But if the YouGov MRP, the Ashcroft dashboard and other polls are accurate, it is less likely than it was.
We unleashed Nick Timothy on the world as a columnist. Meet the husband-and-wife combo of Rachel Wolf and James Frayne.
Farage’s decision to stand down some Brexit Party candidates seems to have been the most impactful development of this election week.
Fleet Street’s reaction will please Downing Street.
He suggests that Johnson is acting dishonestly in claiming that he wants a deal. But with all respect to the former Chancellor, he is throwing stones from a glass house.
The truth matters a lot to how the race shapes up. And there are widely differing estimates.
At one point, City Hall officials told me the only way to get a project done was to hire external lawyers to take City Hall’s procurement lawyers to court.
In a field this crowded and with an electorate so, er, sophisticated, make no assumptions about which names will be forwarded to Party members.