We have a duty to honour the inter-generational contract articulated by Edmund Burke.
Jessica Studdert: The devolution drive has become devolution drift. This must change if we’re really to take back control after Brexit
Instead of tinkering around the edges, we need a real shift to create a system of governance that is closer to people and responsive to needs of different areas.
Lord Ashcroft: Voters are losing confidence that a good deal on leaving the EU will be secured for Britain
My research shows that both Remain and Leave voters are less sure about the prospect of a good outcome than they were before the general election.
Ideas for the Budget 5) James Kirkup: Ditch the surplus target. Build new towns. Raise inheritance taxes and boost universal credit.
The Social Market Foundation isn’t tied to any party. We’re centrists – our advice and ideas on offer to anyone who wants to put common sense ahead of ideology.
Williamson must ensure that our Armed Forces have enough troops, that the MoD gets them the equipment they need, and help drive reform in NATO.
The Chancellor should also support life-long learning through training vouchers, and offer tax breaks for politically independent trade unions.
We should also be aware of any risks to privacy or individual freedom, but in Kent the technology is working well.
The Chancellor should commit to a Family Services Transformation Fund of £100 million over four years to help relationship support and post-separation support.
Ideas for the Budget 2) Andrew Lilico: How Hammond can create sovereign wealth funds to invest in housing
Plus: the official measure of inflation should be changed; student funding requires reform; and the Chancellor must prepare for No Deal.
Our proposals on how to do so will be brought forward next year. In so doing, we will drive our commitment to get net migration down to sustainable levels.
Diego Zuluaga: The Paradise Papers. The rich are paying more tax than ever – and tax havens are a force for good
For the most part, capital in offshore centres is invested, fetching rates of return far in excess of the value that most government expenditure can generate.
To reduce investment in infrastructure or R&D is to take away from the future – just as surely as running up unsustainable debt does.
It’s not just a matter of output: developing this pioneering industry would support tens of thousands of British jobs and demonstrate global leadership.
Such as talent, or making good choices in life, or ability. But to point this out is to smash the leftist dogma of egalitarianism.
Jeremy Hunt: Leadership is crucial. That’s the moral in the story of how Colchester NHS Trust was turned round.
Introducing a program of Ofsted-Style ratings and special measures into the NHS was controversial at the time. But the move has paid off.