Chaotic implementation of a new curriculum and politicised, bureaucratic systems of inspection and regulation have caused dismay.
We need to look at the write-off threshold more than the repayment threshold or bottom line fees to make a difference that young graduates can relate to.
De-certification of nuclear agreement could lead world leaders to conclude that such deals with the United States are not worth the candle.
If the Government is serious about having this country be a ‘moral leader’, it must be more transparent about dealings which may compromise our values.
It would achieve real competition, incentivise efficiency and bring prices down for the majority (companies would be forced to compete for new customers or wither fast).
This simple step would provide a huge boost to services which help the most vulnerable, at no cost to the taxpayer and with no risk to the National Lottery.
Failing to help them transition to civilian life is not only a betrayal of those who serve, but a huge waste of their skills and expertise.
Iraq may be a voluntary union in theory, but in practice it is sectarian, over-centralised, and coercive.
Why wouldn’t we want to have world class customs systems, cutting edge digital border controls and resilient road infrastructure?
The truth is that any money committed now will return multiples of cost in a reduced price for an agreement with the EU.
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I believe that there will be a growing clamour for any deal to be put by referendum to the British people before the final decision is taken.
The Kurds’ desire for greater autonomy is understandable, but this is not the time to propose independence.
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There will always be an element of policing that involves helping those in distress or crisis. But our officers are no substitute for proper NHS services.
I can say, with hand on humble heart, that I have never seen, or even heard of, a document so unconstructively negative as the Guidelines.
There is a case for the EU guaranteeting internal as well as external frontiers – which would make Scottish independence impossible were the UK to remain an EU member.