On his third attempt, Michael Gove has unveiled plans to shake-up the current exam process for assessing 16 year olds in England.
It seems fears over just how much competition will be injected into the NHS are still very much alive.
The Health Secretary's response came after failings at Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust, which highlighted the suffering of hundreds of people.
But it was clear from his reception that Vince remains immensely popular - the man many see as the only true Lib Dem voice in the Cabinet.
Jeremy Browne told ITV News that neither he nor Nick Clegg knew about allegations of sexual impropriety against Lord Rennard.
Michael Gove's A-level reforms will see students studying for two years before taking any exams.
The Prime Minister's spokesman insisted he has confidence in his Culture Secretary Maria Miller amid a spat with the Daily Telegraph.
A suggestion that David Cameron has gone "out on a limb" over Syria has been rejected by his official spokesman.
It's clear Cameron is becoming increasingly irritated by reminders of his friendship with ex-News International executive Rebekah Brooks.
With just weeks to go to the Autumn statement, there's renewed pressure on the Chancellor to keep the fuel duty frozen for another year.