Likewise, if a cruise ship wants proof of vaccination before you board, it should have the right to. Here’s why.
This is a good moment for targeted, well-justified interventions, but creating lots of new losers through sweeping hikes would be insane.
Radical: A University lesson from the Kathleen Stock fracas. It’s harder to support her if you’re a younger academic.
Not when they know that their peers – and the academic administrators they depend on for preferment – are watching for any ‘misstep’.
Richard Holden: Biden’s inauguration this week boosts Britain’s new opportunity to pivot to the world
With a new president in place, and the UK’s G7 presidency up and running, we will have a new Indo-Pacific trading opportunity.
David Gauke: The Covid paradox for Johnson: the nearer to normality we get, the more difficulties he’ll have
The Government should begin to dash unrealistic expectations now, rather than be forced to do so later.
Plus: What I discovered when I interviewed James Comey. And why I can’t think of a single interesting anecdote or conclusion from Tim Sainsbury’s memoir.
Also: Johnson and Gove set to meet to plot their pro-Union strategy as a Tory MSP defends to Nigel Farage’s new party.
Garvan Walshe: Conservatives need to choose. Are they with democracy or with the Capitol terrorists?
The main issue is not that the latter’s actions are extreme, but that they’re anti-constitutional.
Robert Halfon: The levelling-up ladder risks being knocked away by Covid-inspired decisions on education
Children’s opportunities in life will suffer as a result of school closures – and there still hasn’t been much data to explain why they were needed.
The ‘rules of origin’ requirements give us a chance to reshore much of the supply chain – and the skilled jobs it creates – for our automotive industry.
Neil O’Brien: Trumpism in Britain. It’s time to call out those in the media who cynically feed the cranks, rioters and conspiracists.
One of our best selling papers recently ran a piece promoting the views of an “NHS worker” who claimed hospitals were “empty” and Covid was a “hoax”.
Iain Dale: The social media companies claim that they aren’t publishers. But their ban on the President proves that they are.
Plus: Biden won fair and square, Trump’s allegations of fraud have been dismissed by the courts – and one can be a conservative and say so.
Also: civil servant at heart of Salmond fiasco set for retirement windfall; Foster threatened by loyalist terrorist; and Bogdanor attacks federalist folly.
Government sometimes treats the constraints fatalistically, rather than seeing them as a problem that prices, incentives, and regulations could affect.
Daniel Hannan: Britain is skint – so we should use our post-EU freedom to grow ourselves out of this mess.
It may sound obvious, even trite, but it’s the only way out. The primary purpose of economic policy for the next five years should be to generate revenue.