If Downing Street doesn’t grip the campaign against Patel by allies of her Permanent Secretary and othes, it may spiral out of control.
Would the Government have the bottle for planning, childcare and police overhauls – and will Downing Street sign up to this plan anyway?
There are three main issues for us. The HE/FE balance, making all students welcome on campus and the Conservatives’ own internal housekeeping.
Don’t expect Downing Street to bother too much about what MPs or the media think as it prepares to shake up government.
A Black, sorry, Red Swan may carry him off. But in less than six months he has rescued the Conservatives, and is on the brink of delivering the referendum mandate.
The Secretary General of Muslims for Britain; a Birmingham City Councillor; and a former Joint Chief of Staff to Theresa May will fight it out tomorrow.
Even Corbyn’s Labour is wary of assaulting his free school and academy legacy directly.
My local secondary schools were no-go areas and no one from my primary school went to one. That won’t be my children’s experience, and he can take a lot of credit.
Former Government advisers see an opportunity to steer the party towards a “bigger government” vision for the party they’ve always spoiled for.