Theresa May will not intervene in the official process of approving David Cameron’s resignation honours list because it would “set a very bad precedent”, Downing Street has said.It's nonsense of course. Would anybody mourn the loss of the ability of an outgoing PM to reward his friends and cronies?
01 August 2016
The last refuge of the bureaucrat
When you cannot find a decent reason not to do something, you can always rely on the tried and tested. The Guardian reports: