- Arnhem, Anony Beevor. Not exactly a revisionist account as it has long been clear the battle wasn't heroic failure but a clusterfuk of personal vanity and exceptionally optimistic planning. Montgomery and Browning failed their men before the operation was even launched. And yet, the individual bravery shown comes across in the minutiae of battle which Beevor's best books specialise in.
Johnson to say that by January 2021 he will introduce
— new state aid regime so govt can intervene to protect jobs when an industry is in trouble — changing public procurement policy so it promotes the local economy — scrap tampon tax — buy British rule for public bodies
Johnson has bottled another debate, on climate change, so they’ve replaced him with an ice sculpture:
BREAKING: The Conservative Party is threatening to review Channel 4’s public service broadcasting obligations after it replaced Boris Johnson with an ice sculpture at tonight's debatehttps://t.co/oxPUNyOL85
We need a commitment to transparency and scrutiny of trade deals. We don't yet have any such thing, and until we do, suspicion of trade deals will continue. No 'off the table' type language works without a commitment to scrutiny.