Luckily, Hancock has recognised the need for change, which has been made more urgent by the Coronavirus.
The Government must encourage a resurgence of enterprise – to enhance the chance of a rapid recovery.
Roderick Crawford: It’s time to recast the Brexit trade negotiation – and for Johnson to travel to Brussels
Essentially, the EU seems to want a controlled partnership, not a partnership that works because there are shared values and common interests.
Samuel Williams: Taking the knee is an expression of evolution – of showing compassion, even if it comes at a cost to ourselves
But these demonstrations, which cannot uphold social distancing, will have a catastrophic impact on our collective fight against the virus.
In 2016, 38 per cent of voters in Scotland backed Brexit. So why is the Party currently stuck at 23 per cent in the polls for next year’s Holyrood election?
A child dies every 20 seconds from a disease they could have been vaccinated against. The Government is determined to meet this challenge.
To paraphrase Burke, they owe their Party, as much as their electors, the benefit of their independent, locally-informed judgement.
Given the salience of the topic, we are republishing the Chair of the Foreign Select Committee’s article above each day this week.
Alec Shelbrooke: Next year’s exam season should be postponed – to allow more catch-up time in schools
It would require the willingness of exam boards to adjust their timetables. But with the will to achieve this, it could be done.
The big parties can wait until we have seen off Covid-19. But the marriages themselves cannot – and they can be performed safely.
Nick King: The business bailout scheme should avoid moral hazard, protect taxpayers – and not throw good money after bad.
Given the working title ‘Project Birch’ within Government, the project is reported to be considering investmenting billions of pounds in companies.
While we want to honour our healthcare system and its workers, we must be open to exploring how we can improve it too.
Nick Herbert: Whitehall musn’t return to business as usual after Coronavirus. We need radical, energetic, can-do fusion government.
Reshaping Whitehall must be sanctioned by the Prime Minister, but he can empower the Government’s proven reformer, Michael Gove, to drive change.
Graham Brady: As it stands, the quarantine plan won’t work, will wreck holidays, damage aviation – and lose jobs
It would be a sad irony if we chose to shut down the international connectivity on which so much of our prosperity depends.
Some of the solutions being proposed for UK trade talks would make it a pariah state in the WTO community.