Doing so would improve social integration, enhance the contribution that migrants make, and allay public discontent over immigration.
It is no secret that some senior civil servants in the Foreign Office do not share the Prime Minister’s commitment to implementing the Truro Recommendations.
Marcus Walker: We may want to Get Christmas Done, but we can’t. Not properly. Because the bonds of love won’t let us.
What’s happening in our little platoons at home is a microcosm of what’s happening in our nation.
Alistair Lexden: The origins of One Nation – now in fashion once again within the Conservative Party
If Boris Johnson now gives real political substance to what has become an overused catch-phrase, he will recreate the Tories in the image of “ Honest Stan” Baldwin.
The Government must spare no effort to deliver dignified work, up-to-date infrastructure, and state-of-the-art training to these long-neglected communities.
Not being white remains the number one demographic predictor of not voting Tory.
I wonder if this election will go down in history as the one where, at long last, such attitudes towards Conservatives were dispelled?
Tom Tugendhat: The three foreign policy actions that Johnson should take now that he has this huge majority
For the first time in decades the levers of British influence – defence, diplomacy, aid and trade – could sit alongside domestic efforts in education and infrastructure.
Patients must always come first, but the best outcomes rely on attracting, training, and retaining the very best staff.
Lee Rowley: North East Derbyshire was a forerunner of this election victory. Here’s what we did to win again.
For my colleagues who’ve smashed through the Red Wall – pick those bricks up and build anew.
The scale of the challenge is vast, but ultimately it’s a “good problem” to have.
I have known Jon for more than a decade, and I spent the past three years imploring him to be honest with people about the Labour leader.
Julian Brazier: So Downing Street wants to tackle defence procurement. Here are five ways in which it should change.
Talk of more competition can be naïve if the choice simply amounts to either buying from a national monopoly or making an off-the-shelf purchase from the USA.
It is only human to grasp at the most comforting explanations that come to hand. But the truth may be harder for Corbynites to swallow.
Ben Bradley: Voters tore down the Red Wall because they were sick of Labour talking down to them and holding them back
That doesn’t mean they are all suddenly hardcore Tories. For many we were the least-worst option. But we have an opportunity to win their trust.