Jacob Rees-Mogg faces an uphill battle against entrenched attitudes in almost every relevant department.
Posts Tagged: BEIS
Our troubles will be compounded by Ministers’ import promotion policies, most pronounced in the Business, Energy and Agriculture departments.
A minister resigns in protest at the Treasury’s failure to prevent a grotesque waste of public funds
Lord Agnew’s account of why he decided he must go has not had the attention it deserves.
At the heart of the Midlands Engine’s strategy is a desire to collaborate, particularly in sectors vital to the low carbon transition.
Interview with Kwasi Kwarteng: “My job is to make us not lose sight of the fact that we are Conservatives”
He says that road haulage interests are trying to revive the pre-Brexit economy – but that the Government will stand firm for higher wages.
His in-tray features: Covid, mental health, NHS reform…and social care. He’s set to be the most pressured Health Secretary since Lansley.
Nick King: Levelling up. The challenge is less defining it than delivering it, for which Johnson will need the private sector.
The first of a mini-series of pieces on ConHome this week about the most distinctive of the Prime Minister’s big aims.
Greg Clark: Why we formed our industrial strategy. What it achieved. And how my successor can build on it.
It’s hard to think that the right future is to be a less research-intensive country than the rest of the world, and so I hope our commitment will endure.
George Freeman: The industrial strategy reforms I led helped to deliver Britain’s vaccine success. Now for the next phase.
I’m delighted to have been asked to help set up the new Taskforce for Innovation and Growth through Regulatory Reform.
The former Chief Adviser has had little to do with the negotiation recently, but his leaving has knock-on effects on it. Here’s why.
Neil O’Brien: Here are three urgent responses to China’s growing power – which we will soon have an opportunity to make
The Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy gives us the chance to act coherently and effectively.
Three actions that Ministers must take if we’re to live without fear. Or else they and we will be lost.
If the public conversation about lives and livelihoods doesn’t change, we risk being trapped in semi-lockdown semi-permanently.
Furthermore, the change creates a brand new cart to put before the horse – that’s to say, the awaited defence and security review.
Our politicians seem determined, as they appear by videolink, to look like so many captives, held against their will in attics and basements.
Our priorities were: tackling global climate change, solving Grand Challenges and making the UK the best place in the world to work and to grow a business.