Our network provides an in-person first point of health contact for millions, and play a central role in the vaccination programme.
James Sunderland: The Armed Forces have risen to the challenges of Covid. Parliament must not waste this opportunity to repay them.
The delay to the review, historic increases to defence spending and rumoured cuts to troop numbers paint a picture of an organisation in flux.
In the wake of International Women’s Day, the second article in a five-piece series on ConservativeHome this week.
Sanjoy Sen: The Government and Stellantis. Picking winners is rarely a popular concept among Tories but it’s often a reality.
Kwarteng needs to be confident that the company’s electric plan for Ellesmere Port looks credible before committing taxpayer money.
Doing more to incentivise recruitment is not only good for the Armed Forces, but benefits the rest of society too.
International Women’s Day and what the polls tell us. ‘Building back better’ might need a feminist version too.
We publish the first article in a five-piece series on ConservativeHome this week about women.
An interesting mental exercise is to identify an institution that expands through failure. I can only come up with one – prisons.
Ministers clearly realise they do not have support in the Commons for this cut, and nor perhaps for the overall reduction to 0.5 per cent of GNI.
The last Prime Minister to seize the centre ground and reduce the opposition to this kind of impotent anger was Tony Blair in his early years.
Andrew Tettenborn: Protecting free speech at universities. The Government’s proposals are a start, but don’t go far enough.
It has a wonderful opportunity to preserve this value on campus. One that may not present itself again for some time.
Evidence does not suggest Britain is at the sweet spot on the Laffer Curve where raising it will cut revenue, nor that doing so will harm investment.
End the scandal of the young and healthy getting in ahead of the old and sick because of special favours.
John Glen: A Budget that struck the right balance between doing whatever it takes now and securing the public finances later
The more sanguine assessments on the impact of further borrowing are heavily reliant on interest rates and inflation remaining at historic lows.
Warwick Lightfoot: Today’s Budget. Conservatives should not be afraid of public borrowing to ensure a rapid recovery.
Preventing as much long-term damage to the economy as possible now should be the Chancellor’s priority.
If there isn’t a stampede back to the shops, our debt to GDP ratio will stay high. If there is, we face a potential surge in inflation.