The national lockdown may be ending next week, but the plan to introduce a toughened-up three-tier system to replace it does not sound like any meaningful let up in the devastating restrictions the country faces. Indeed, coming just before Christmas, it will be a hammer blow for shops and restaurants.
There is always an issue when an adviser obtains a public profile which competes with their leader. From Thomas Cromwell to Dominic Cummings, it almost always ends suddenly, but this time there is one significant difference – the public is deeply invested.
The UK has reached a critical moment in securing its post-Brexit future. This week, Boris Johnson’s government introduced important legislation, the internal market bill, to ensure the maintenance of a free market in goods and services within the four nations of the UK after leaving the EU.