Vine admitted to considering 'surrendering to the pillow and duvet' a more enticing prospect than a night of passion with 'even the most accomplished lover'.
Justice Secretary bowed to pressure last week to abolish the widely condemned charge on 24 December
'Jeremy Corbyn’s successful election campaign was symptomatic of a generational dissatisfaction with a government who no longer seem interested in them'
Now Michael Gove should tackle the contracting out of much of the probation service to private firms
Six weeks ago the Chancellor was the favourite to replace David Cameron but he has since slipped to third, according to latest poll
Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd says 'it's obvious that there is a problem with financial penalties as a whole'
Secretary of State for Justice will unveil British bill of rights to replace the Human Rights Act before Christmas
The legacy of Mr Grayling's reforms will live on as Michael Gove makes it his mission to reform criminal justice
Exclusive: The proposed bill would hasten the end of the Human Rights Act
Exclusive: Michael Gove faces lawyers’ revolt after claims that bids were assessed by staff with no knowledge of legal aid
He's already got David Cameron to tear up a prison deal with Saudi Arabia and has reversed Chris Grayling's ludicrous ban on books – what's next?
The rise of moral hubris in the Conservative party has gained momentum in recent years
Justice Secretary wins surprise victory to secure U-turn on controversial bid to help run Saudi Arabia’s prison system
Jeremy Corbyn and Michael Gove were both opposed to the contract
Michael Gove is said to be opposed to a key contract his department has
Headteacher Colin Harris turned down his local MP's offer to visit his primary school in Hampshire because the Tories had launched 'an unprecedented attack on our wonderful profession'