Chris Pincher, the new appointee, must stay in the post for the rest of this Parliament. It’s the only way that a strategy can be implemented properly.
We cheer the mission. But government needs more compromise, art, tact and accomodation than campaigning alone allows.
MPs should be allowed to decide if former Ministers are capable of offering independent scrutiny to their successors.
He says the US is not behaving like an ally by refusing to send Anne Sacoolas, who is accused of killing British teenager Harry Dunn in a road accident, back to the UK.
These bodies will play an important role in holding this majority Government to account. What will Downing Street make of the results?
This new government seems to want to concentrate its energies on a particular end. Will it succeed where others have failed?
He is one of the few elements of continuity in what has been a turbulent year at the Government’s top table.
Only one in three Party members, according to our poll, are unambiguously lined up behind the idea.
It is no secret that some senior civil servants in the Foreign Office do not share the Prime Minister’s commitment to implementing the Truro Recommendations.
He didn’t dissent from Javid’s call for one. But we can’t find any evidence that he gave a specific commitment.
It would also be dishonest to claim that the thought of voting Liberal Democrat did not flicker momentarily as we’ve veered towards knuckle-head, pound-shop Orbanism.
A new Prime Minister, and a changing of the guard at the Foreign Office, is a chance to change tack on the British Indian Ocean Territory.