The pessimism of some at home is contradicted by the successes of British businesses, and the rising interest in the UK that I see around the world.
The British economy is already strong, and leaving the customs union will open the door to even broader horizons.
Commonwealth members include some largest and richest countries plus some of the smallest and least developed – all can share in greater prosperity.
We believe that Britain has a greater future than just managed decline inside a failing EU.
Those who say that they want to win the referendum “at any price” need to consider what “any price” might mean in terms of our ability to govern our country.
The SNP cannot now claim, having failed to win a majority at Holyrood, to have a clear mandate for constitutional change.
The first element is leadership from the top. The tendency to impugn people’s motives is likely to produce a legacy of embitterment and hostility.
It is not a “renegotiation” at all, since there is no treaty reform – a point President Hollande was quick to make yesterday.
This spending review brings the moment when the need to live within our means and the protection of sacred cows clash head-to-head.
In this final piece in our series on inter-generational fairness, the former Defence Secretary floats means testing at least some pensioner benefits.
We must extend our airstrikes, and press for our Arab partners to pull their weight – but we should not deploy British ground forces
Miliband, Bennett and Sturgeon, are not telling the truth when they say that they can defy economic gravity and spend money they do not have.
It offers an opportunity not only to consolidate and build upon our economic achievements, but to change the terms of the political debate.
He should make it the top issue at any EU leaders’ meeting – and here are four possible solutions.
We need cultural change, funding reform and an institutional revolution to deal with problems that touch the lives on one in three of us.