Immigration minister James Brokenshire is not a man racked by self-doubt. But even he might have preferred not to find himself on the Commons front bench so near David Cameron only days after embroiling the PM, his wife, and who yet knows how many of his colleagues in “nannygate”.
There is an important political contest under way, though it is not gripping the British public. It is over who will succeed Manuel Barroso as President of the European Commission. For the first time, the political groups in the European Parliament are nominating candidates ahead of its May election. Jean-Claude Juncker, former Prime Minister of Luxembourg, […]