Plans for a British bill of rights have been delayed until after the UK leaves the European Union, Liz Truss has revealed. The UK Government's justice secretary said the planned legislation, which has been a commitment in the last two Tory election manifestos, was "not something we can do at the same time" as trying to introduce the Great Repeal Bill.
Bob Kerslake is clearly enjoying life unshackled from Whitehall. The man who, until the autumn of 2014, served as the head of the civil service, with its rigid code of careful impartiality, has wasted no time finding his voice in the House of Lords.
"I'm not a believer in the Margaret Thatcher school," Natalie Bennett reveals. As political confessions go, it's hardly striking; few would class the leader of the Green Party - the new insurgent in British politics, a staunch opponent of austerity and a self-described feminist and environmentalist - as a daughter of Thatcher.