I was excited by Shaun Bailey’s manifesto before the London Mayoral elections, and equally upset not to have the chance to back it.
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Daniel Hannan: The City was always going to survive post-Brexit. But now we must diverge from EU rules, and allow it to prosper.
Brexit doesn’t just allow the City to make its regulatory regime more competitive; it obliges it to do so.
Mario Laghos: Covid reminds us of the dangers of depending on others. We would be mad to do so again – with food.
The proposed Australian trade deal risks bankrupting our farmers. The competition is unfair, their standards lower – and our consumer gain minimal.
Daniel Hannan: Laws must be general, equal and certain. And yes, that applies to lockdown gatherings too.
We cannot have a system where the rules are differently enforced depending on whether the public share the opinions of the people infracting them.
Robert Halfon: This time round, let’s keep the schools open – and not risk an epidemic of education poverty
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.
David Gauke: Johnson’s Covid policy – and why it’s opening up a rift between him and his traditional Tory supporters
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.
Karol Sikora: Millions of people are waiting for cancer services. That’s the second wave we should worry about.
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.
Alastair Thompson: Corbyn – an apologist for the tyrant who rules Venezuela by fear. Let a Commons vote put him on the spot.
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.
Daniel Hamilton: Bolsonaro, Brazil’s firebrand, sweeps the political establishment away – inspiring hopes and fears
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.