One of an occasional series of articles that ConservativeHome is publishing in advance of the Budget.
Miriam Cates: Re-opening our schools to all children is vital for their emotional, social and academic development
We must now focus on recovery with a catch-up programme that gives every young person the opportunity to succeed.
Bernard Jenkin: The Government’s roadmap is neither a Zero Covid plan nor a lockdown sceptic one. Will it work?
Much turns on testing – and the Government should publish the full data for the Lateral Flow Test pilots.
The third article in a five-part ConHome series this week on the future of the United Kingdom.
The saga shows how vulnerable Britain’s planning system can be to high profile, articulate pressure groups.
Andy Maciver: Scotland. Don’t run away from a referendum. Instead, embrace it, offer a new Union – and win
The second article in a five-part ConHome series this week on the future of the United Kingdom.
Karen Bradley: Covid and the Commons. The time has come to lift the bar on Westminster Hall debates.
The Boothroyd Room in Portcullis House, Committee Room 10 in the Palace or even unused hours in the main Chamber could be used for these debates
Jethro Elsden: Why, paradoxically, vaccine nationalism can help end the global pandemic early, not prolong it
What really matters is how quickly we vaccinate everyone. This means maximising vaccine output as rapidly as possible.
Jonathan Werran: The Union and the English question. The answer is to let a hundred localist flowers bloom
The first in a five-part ConHome series this week on the future of the United Kingdom.
Stephen O’Brien: The challenge of converting world-class research into British economic success. Here’s an example than works.
We should double down on Product Development Partnerships, which are alive and well in the field of public health.
Tom Spencer: A one-off wealth tax is not the way forward – but a proportional property tax might do the job
We need to focus on policies which will stimulate growth, benefit the many, and not breach the basic principles of fair taxation.
The public elected a Conservative Government, but they didn’t get one.
Plans to formally integrate these two spheres are long overdue – so the Government must ensure it gets it right and does not neglect digital.
It’s wrong that parents of children with special educational needs face extra local authority red tape.
Shayan Talabany: It’s in the UK’s interest to get the Kurdish regional government and Iraq’s national one working together
The semi-autonomous Kurdish region is the best thing that came out of the Iraq war. We should try and keep it that way.