It has the freedom to make big bets on new firms and new technology, and can help regulators develop sensible rules for this vital sector.
Posts by David Morris MP
David Morris is Member of Parliament for Morecambe and Lunesdale.
David Morris: The Government’s OneWeb investment will give the UK a greater stake in the space industry’s future
This move will help advance the country’s technological infrastructure, as well as meaning Conservatives meet their ‘levelling up’ pledge.
David Morris: Asbestos continues to be a danger in workplaces – and it’s teachers who are at increased risk
They are five times more likely than average to develop mesothelioma, the disease most closely linked to inhalation of this deadly substance.
Once we’re no longer sending the proceeds to Brussels, the Government can invest in education and social care without asking more from the taxpayer.
The Communities Secretary has faced some opportunistic criticism of late, but ever since he joined Parliament he’s been tirelessly on the side of businesses.
David Morris MP: Miliband’s cynical gambit. Grab a headline, wreck an industry – and then blame the Government
He knows that he doesn’t have to be in Downing Street to ruin things. The mere threat of a Labour Government is enough to send nuclear investors running for cover.