A young person in Britain is nearly twice as likely to be not in education, employment and training as a young person in Germany.
Nicholas Soames: IDS, my old friend, knock it off. Let’s listen to the Brexit options – not close our minds in advance.
His latest column showed how Brexiteers are chasing a spectral ‘continuity Remain’ threat when they should be supporting the Prime Minister.
Andrew Wood: We can’t keep running down the Navy by stealth, and pretending that nothing has changed
The most dramatic option is to cut whole areas of capability in order to focus on the remaining core ones.
Suella Fernandes, James Frayne, Hannah David, Ryan Shorthouse, Andrew Allison and others give their verdict.
Lord Ashcroft: Now the Left blames the voters for America’s result – an arrogance that helps to show why it lost
Like the Conservatives after 1997, Corbyn’s Labour and some Remainers, America’s Democrats are failing to learn from their mistakes.
Having two major fiscal events a year creates uncertainty and tempts Chancellors to pursue gimmicks.
Chris Whitehouse: Is our overseas aid fuelling hate and discrimination against religious minorities?
A new report, and an event tomorrow, highlight the plight of people throughout the world persecuted for practising their faith – especially by extremist Islamist groups.
James Mackay: To help poorer people, the Chancellor should raise the marriage allowance, not the personal allowance
A Government which wants to ‘make Britain a country that works for everyone’ cannot allocate £4 billion of £6 billion to those in the top half of the income distribution.
A lot has changed since 2010. The Autumn Statement should reflect the new financial and political reality.
The decision not to allow resettlement of the Chagos Islands is a travesty. But a means of finding a way forward is to hand.
Suella Fernandes, Alan Mak, Ryan Shorthouse, James Frayne, Hannah David and others give their view.
Under-trained asylum caseworkers are rejecting clinical evidence, leading to misery for genuine applicants and expensive court defeats.
We’re heard much about potential problems, but rather less about the significant opportunities that leaving the EU brings for improving a number of areas of healthcare safety.
There are better ways to close the deficits in workplace schemes than shifting the burden to the state and giving employers an unfair advantage.
John Penrose: Enough of doubt and division on leaving the EU. Let’s work together and get it done well.
As MPs, we have to react positively, optimistically and maturely as we try to make sense of the mandate given to us by the British people.