The former Health Secretary, and newfound star of reality TV, seems oblivious to the air of bogusness which hangs over so many of his claims.
Flynn, the new SNP leader, has more brio than Blackford and could soon outshine Starmer.
MPs have spied a winning row over the RMT’s Christmas strike, but the broader issue of public sector unrest is not going away.
As we know, simply paying poorer parts of the country more will not abolish inequality – or the Barnett Formula would have gone years ago.
Foreign labour is an alternative to ministers facing up to how successive governments have gummed up domestic training and recruitment of medical staff.
Stopping MPs for making an income outside of Parliament would further dilute the quality of the Commons.
The Prime Minister must make up his mind whether or not to see through a policy to stop the small boats – now an issue of profound symbolic importance.
It’s unjust to sack an Minister, rather than suspend him, over unproven claims. Now those against him have been dismissed, he should be restored to government.
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Even with a political career played at such a high speed, the many-hatted former Cabinet minister has still found himself over-taken by his juniors.
Now a safe seat, in 2015 this was one of the most marginal constituencies in Britain – and in 2010 it returned a Conservative MP.
People are hardly likely to give you the credit for building more houses if it has barely made a dent in their chance of owning one.
Rishi Sunak’s fighting talk about the “hardworking aspiration of millions of people” will fall on barren ground so long as the middle classes can’t afford fees.
Blackford attacked the Labour leader for “desperately trying to out-Brexit the Prime Minister”. Can it be that Labour is doing better in Scotland and the Nats are starting to feel worried?
The average score is the lowest recently, though not by all that much – a natural extension of the panel’s verdict yesterday on the Government’s economic policy.