In his foreword to our new Policy Exchange paper, John Howard urges the Prime Minister to “seize the moment”.
Posts Tagged: Australia
Matt Kilcoyne: The Conservative manifesto. Wooing Labour heartlands with socialist policy is a doomed strategy.
The first piece of a series this week about what the Conservative Manifesto should look like.
At stake here is whether Britain ultimately repatriates meaningful economy policy, or remains only ever one small step away from EU re-entry.
Canadians might just decide that, on balance, they prefer the guy who believes in something bigger than himself.
From the outset, he framed both himself and his government as acknowledging the concerns of everyday Australians. It was a voice that rang with authenticity.
John Jenkins: Too many excuses are made for Iran – especially by the EU. We must get real, stand with America, and take decisive action.
I’m glad to see we’ve now had the guts to stop a tanker we believe is smuggling Iranian oil in defiance of sanctions on Syria.
So in short, talk up the country, listen to the ‘somewheres’ outside the Westminster bubble – and cut taxes.
The Australian Liberals know who their target voters are. The Conservatives don’t seem to have a clue.
Amidst the gathering leadership election debate, there is a lack of focus on who such voters are and where they live.
WATCH: “I have always believed in miracles.” Morrison hails the Liberal Party’s astonishing victory Down Under.
Australia’s centre-right coalition defies the polls and the pundits to see off Labor against all expectation.
Labour is still the favourite. Scott Morrison, the new Prime Minister, has had success in binding wounds and campaigning effectively.
We have always avoided them, for they undermine the competitive dynamic which is essential to a successful trade strategy.
We have a unique opportunity to protect precious marine habitats using local knowledge, world-leading science and global leadership.
Mohammed Amin: The New Zealand atrocity – and the symbiotic relationship between anti-Muslim and Islamist terrorists
The attack is a salutary reminder that all terrorists, by definition, believed in something and have a cause.
Garvan Walshe: Extension. A short one would serve no purpose. A longer one would bring Brexit’s reverse.
Honourable countries face up to the consequences of their actions. They don’t, like dilatory schoolboys late with their essays, simply ask for more time.
It is neo-colonialist for MPs to attempt to do otherwise in relation to Crown Dependencies – and the attempt should be resisted.