Government needs to reform the stucture of expert advice, and publish serious analysis of the cost of the options they face.
Posts by Steve Baker MP
Steve Baker is the Member of Parliament for Wycombe and Chairs the Conservative Public Services Committee. He co-founded the Cobden Centre for social progress through honest money, free trade and peace.Follow @
Steve Baker: The Coronavirus Act created the most dangerous changes to state power seen in a generation. It must be replaced.
Every single charge under the Act – 141 so far – has been found unlawful on review by the CPS,
In 2010, Eric Pickles gave my intake the benefit of his experience. Now, in turn, I offer a few lessons I’ve picked up.
Steve Baker: What madness is this that a Conservative Prime Minister would rather negotiate with Corbyn than deliver on democracy?
All that passing May’s deal would do is lose the DUP, split the Party, boost Farage, and usher in an election. And the deal is bad in any event.
The people want a respectful, decent and honest referendum on the EU. Some in Government are failing to live up to that standard.
It was an affront to democracy when Brown signed the Treaty, giving away powers without a referendum. Now we have the chance to take back control.
Steve Baker: The EU referendum. We need to discuss and debate the issues – including, of course, with local Associations
Everyone should concentrate on how our great country is to be governed: there is no place in our Party for brutal tactics.
Conservatives in Parliament have no desire to return to the kind of entrenched division of a generation ago which was so destructive for our party and our country.
Who knows better what health service people want than the people themselves?
Steve Baker is the Member of Parliament for Wycombe. It’s been said that marriage is a social institution and that… Read more »
John Glen MP: Afghanistan could produce a greater security threat to Britain if the post-2014 settlement is not properly implemented
John Glen is MP for Salisbury and a member of the Defence Select Committee. Last week I visited Afghanistan with… Read more »