“Over recent years innovation has declined, and growth has stalled, because capital has not been allocated to productive investment.”
The people and locally-elected politicians must decide. Bradley’s letter to Tory MPs on abortion in Northern Ireland. Full text.
“What is clear however is that even amongst proponents of reform there is currently no consensus on what that reform should entail.”
“Globally, Muslims are by far the biggest victims of Islamist terrorism.” Javid’s counter-terrorism strategy speech – full text
Ultimately, our approach is about ensuring that there are no safe spaces for terrorists. We will work more closely with key partners outside of central government.
“I see neither the sense nor the need to stick to an immigration figure devised…a decade ago, which has never been met” – Davidson
“In or out of the EU, our task remains the same: to be open, not closed, to the world around us. To always look outwards for opportunities, not inwards for cold comfort.”
The candidate will be selected before the Party conference in September.
“We need to make the Foreign Office the strategic engine of our foreign policy again” – Tugendhat’s RUSI speech
“We need to do something you might not expect me to say. We need to give Boris Johnson more power.”
We must embrace digital, invest in skills, and build world-class infrastructure. Hammond’s speech to the CBI – full text
“We must rebuild a consensus for the liberal market economy as the best way to deliver future prosperity.”
May’s speech on science – “the UK’s ingenuity and creativity will be what drives our progress as a nation”
“Today over half of the UK’s resident researcher population were born overseas. When we leave the European Union, I will ensure that does not change.”
Edward Garnier, Alan Haselhurst, John Randall and Andrew Tyrie are also elevated. David Evennett is knighted.
We have not adjusted to what an ageing society means or requires. Green’s speech on social care – full text
“Using their own money would enable older people to take greater control over their care options.”
Our rolling list of the local election results in terms of council control.
We published an article by the former Minister trailing his new book, and will be linking to each of its chapters as they are released.
Trade brings prosperity which brings security. The case for it needs political champions today. Fox’s trade speech: full text.
Our non-EU exports are evenly split between goods and services. Yet it is services that present the greatest opportunity to expand Britain’s trade.
“I very much look forward to working alongside you again when you are back to full health,” the Prime Minister wrote when he stood down in January. And here he is.
“I feel it necessary [to resign] because I inadvertently misled the Home Affairs Select Committee over targets for illegal immigration.”