We refer of course to Rishi Sunak. Please join Lord Ashcroft this Thursday for the launch of his biography of the Chancellor – link enclosed.
Devolution to metro mayors offers the perfect vehicle for the establishment and growth of regional mutual banks. They can be mission and geography-led.
Perhaps he will contest the 2024 presidential contest at the age of nearly 82. But expectation that he may not will surely undermine his authority.
David Gauke: If Johnson goes for a Brexit trade deal, as he should, he should also go for a further implementation period.
Closing the transition period at the end of the year will cause even greater problems than necessary.
It’s very early to draw conclusions from America’s elections – though the President’s challenge to the results has been coming for some time.
Interview. Mel Stride – a damaged economy provides less for health and social care, “and that has a cost in lives”
The Chair of the Treasury Select Committee on its efforts to get information from the Government on the costs of restrictions to lives and livelihoods.
Iain Dale: Trump is displaying all the signs of believing his own lies. And he is undermining democracy itself.
The fact, however, that he has won five million more votes than he did in 2016 does tell us that we cannot write him off as an aberration.
Brooks Newmark: With the rise in the virus and winter soon upon us, now is the time to help rough sleepers
The fifth in our mini-series of pieces from the Centre for Social Justice on the virus – and aiding those in deep poverty.
Those words from Jeremy Wright capture the spirit of many Tory MPs who voted for lockdown yesterday. Ministers be warned.
The UK depends on international structures to exercise power on the world stage. Biden would restore them, and it should be our duty to assist him.
The fourth in our mini-series of pieces from the Centre for Social Justice on the virus – and helping those in deep poverty.
Until or unless they receive assurances from Ministers that an impact assessment will be published, they should withhold their support.
Robert Halfon: This time round, let’s keep the schools open – and not risk an epidemic of education poverty
And if the Chief Medical Officer says that the situation is rapidly becoming much worse, and that urgent action is needed, who am I to argue?
Edward Davies: Work and relationships are the core components of mental health. The lockdown has damaged both.
The third in our mini-series of pieces from the Centre for Social Justice on the virus – and helping those in deep poverty.
John Redwood: Covid-19 – and the hard questions that must be asked about forecasts, numbers, data and treatments
We know is that a lockdown is very damaging. The first one took around a quarter off our national income and output. We cannot afford to do that again.