Interesting developments in the composition of the Supreme Court of England and Wales (and, therefore, the Privy Council) today, as one of Theresa May's last formal steps before leaving office.

The appointment of our Oxford University Professor, Andrew Burrows QC (hon), is a thought-provoking decision, given his position has always been seen as one in academia rather than in practice or on the bench. That said, if you are looking for sheer brain power - he is your man!

It'll be a real shame to see the gender balance regress to 10-2, though.