The proposed Australian trade deal risks bankrupting our farmers. The competition is unfair, their standards lower – and our consumer gain minimal.
We cannot have a system where the rules are differently enforced depending on whether the public share the opinions of the people infracting them.
And if the Chief Medical Officer says that the situation is rapidly becoming much worse, and that urgent action is needed, who am I to argue?
Publishing the figures will underline that Ministers are striving to be balanced. Never mind how it looks, though: better statistics will lead to better decisions.
If he is to take the necessary steps to get a Brexit deal (and I hope he does), he is going to have to defy those instincts on a second issue, too.
Those with cardiac conditions and other serious illnesses have, in many cases, been unable or too afraid to seek treatment.
We should be increasing our export ambitions and the support that government gives companies in entering these global markets.
Given the salience of the topic, we are republishing the Chair of the Foreign Select Committee’s article above each day this week.
Precisely because it would be a rather unnecessary addition to the current deal, it is hard to argue that the proposal would be a disaster for Brexit.
Let’s see if Labour stands with Venezuela’s oppressed. For what party could truly say that it supports labour, while lending support to the butchery of labourers?
The last in a series of three extracts from a new book of essays from Conservative Friends of International Development and Save the Children.
If he wins the presidency, the big question will be which of his views – ranging from vague economic good sense to out-and-out bigotry – he actually means.
The final article in the author’s five-piece series on how Britain must prepare for March 31 2019 – and has less than 600 days to get it right.
Corbyn surely knows that Chavista populism isn’t the only alternative to a traditionalist, oligarchic right.
“We need to recognise the way in which a more global and individualistic world can sometimes loosen the ties that bind our society together.”