Raab and PAtel advocate the positions of their departments, which are based on different concerns and priorities. It is for the Prime Minister to decide.
To deliver on his promise to the House of Commons, the Secretary of State will need to overcome deeply entrenched attitudes in his own Department.
The overall numbers are down slightly after the allegations against the Home Secretary and the Government’s defeat over Heathrow.
Corbyn refused to pull together.
A large part of the financial return to the average student arises out of the loss the government makes on student loans.
Jacob Rees-Mogg also gives his view on “marvellous” Priti Patel and the role of the civil service. Plus: does he think his Grenfell comment was a mistake?
On Saturday, in a move that stunned the media and politicians alike, the permanent secretary of the Home Office, Sir… Read more »
Was news of the former released to drive Philip Rutnam’s resignation and statement down the news agenda? You might say that – we couldn’t possibly comment.
As ERG Chairman his unyielding opposition to May’s Deal proved to be of great significance.
I was delighted to see your appointment. I confess to slight bias, given that you retweeted an article of mine calling for an end to ring-fencing of the foreign aid budget.
If Downing Street doesn’t grip the campaign against Patel by allies of her Permanent Secretary and othes, it may spiral out of control.
It really depends on what meaning the Government ends up giving to “approved sponsor”, “appropriate skill level”, and “shortage occupation”.
The Cambridgeshire Constabulary have been rightly criticised, but the Government needs to set timorous senior officers on firmer legal ground.
The month-on-month stability in our rankings highlights against just how much an overall majority has calmed British politics.
She says discussions are taking place, but Sunday Times article is not accurate.
He is tipped by some as a future Prime Minister, but is more plausibly seen as a future Chancellor.
The Prime Minister heads a Cabinet whose stock has risen markedly in the wake of this month’s decisive election victory.
He is one of the few elements of continuity in what has been a turbulent year at the Government’s top table.
Whilst individual ministers rise and fall, overall the Government goes to the polls with a lot of goodwill from grassroots Conservatives.
Tech companies who don’t clean up their platforms should be prepared to face the force of the law.
CCHQ itself is also a victim of what it has helped to create. Here’s a way forward that should be acceptable to all.
Treat claims of a communalist election with suspicion. The evidence suggests that ethnic minority voters prioritise domestic issues over foreign policy ones.
The ‘tens of thousands’ pledge has been ditched, replaced by something more vague.
Not a good month for the Foreign Secretary, who slips from third place to eighth. But this is probably just due to the rising popularity of others.
The Prime Minister himself has said that the May Withdrawal Agreement is dead – and dual-tariff systems for Northern Ireland would be unacceptable.
On this topic the disconnect between SW1 and the people is particularly vast.
“It very much seems that the lady in question wants to start co-operating with the investigations.”
As the final volume of the authorised biography appears, its author remarks that by the end, there was almost no one who could say: “Come on Margaret, stop it.”
The individual beggars are often the victims of modern slavery, they account for their monies to their gang masters.
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