The Executive Unbound

I have just learned that Theresa May says she will not be bound by the indicative votes, about now, taking place in Parliament. Really? The Executive is not above the Legislature – in the UK constitution, it is part of it. And perhaps more importantly it is subject to it. The key to Legislature, which… Read more

“Narrow, rigid, unimaginative and sly.” And an armistice in return for continuing conflict. Is that our PM?

There is a devastating opinion piece in the FT from Robert Shrimsley: Theresa May is: Narrow, rigid, unimaginative, sly, secretive and wholly lacking in the political skills necessary to win over voters or build alliances, rarely can a leader have looked less suited to the task before them. This is the consensus view of the… Read more