The prime minister has picked one of her closest allies to succeed Greg Hands as trade minister despite his lack of experience. .
Even some Tory Leavers now concede that Britain will end up in an inferior position.
Avoiding a vote on expanding the airport on the grounds he will be travelling looks like a cop-out in the wake of the international trade minister quitting.
A selection of the best letters received from our readers this week. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to have your thoughts voiced in the New Statesman magazine.
“You sound awfully ill,” I say solicitously, doing my best to provide a hint. I give up, and decide to drink myself to death.
The hardest part of attending an accidentally private gig, I learned, was knowing the applause etiquette and what to do with your face while being sung to.
The Prime Minister can no longer easily denounce Labour for higher taxes and higher borrowing.
Britain is endowed with tremendous assets in terms of its knowledge infrastructure.
Theresa May aspired to be a transformative prime minister and understood the need for change, but her tragedy is that she has been unable to deliver it. Worse, the Tories are directionless and divided.
The Labour MP on how he remade himself as a backbench rebel on Grenfell, Windrush and Brexit.
Michael Gove and Liam Fox engaged in what an informant gleefully calls “blazing rows”.