They’re part of a broader move by the Government to rein in some of the more extreme politically correct excesses that went unchecked before.
The fifth piece in a ConHome series this week on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
Plus: If Johnson goes soon, it will be of his volition. And: these presidential debates are a train crash for America.
“Now is the time for everyone to rally round and really fire up the economy together”, said the Chancellor. Hear, hear.
The more of us that come out of the closet – the political one – the more tolerant and reflective our culture will become.
Given the Coronavirus uncertainties, whatever he announces could be even more provisional than most schemes of most Chancellors.
The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has exceeded all expectations with his recent negotiations.
If enough of us download this app, we can, through our joint endeavours and the trace and test programme, suppress the virus.
Here, the recovery of our automotive and construction sectors is crucial – firms in the region directly employ around 46,500 people.
I worked for both of them, and they were extraordinary human beings. But they were also both contingent, flawed, and also with their all-too-obvious blind spots.
By working closely with Government to target investment, we have rekindled that creative spark that is one again catching the eye of the world.
I have had doors slammed in my face and been called a traitor. But I keep promoting a positive, localised Conservative message.
We want to generate income, to help pay for local services – and drive economic growth, to create jobs and homes where people want them.
Huge funds are handed over to prestige schemes in the capital. But modest funds for projects elsewhere would provide better value.
Scrap HS2. Integrate social care. Abolish NI. Reverse police cuts. Consider a new Bill of Rights. And much, much more.