But beware, Prime Minister: there is no divine right of parties any more than there was a divine right of kings.
Posts Tagged: Brexit
Sarah Ingham: People voted to take back control of Britain’s borders. The Government must now do so.
Policymakers should be asking themselves whose quality of life worsens thanks to the current unplanned mess.
Emily Carver: Kate Bingham is right – the machinery of government is in trouble. It’s time Johnson proved he has a vision.
Unfortunately, ever-increasing public spending and green policies inspire little confidence in the Prime Minister.
Richard Holden: It’s time for the Government to make more of Tory MPs’ achievements and fewer errors itself
The Health and Social Care Bill contains some important measures that you won’t see splashed broadly across the mainstream media.
Here are six recent examples of how the Prime Minister has been mugged by reality.
The importance of competitive taxes cannot be understated. And retaining high standards is not incompatible with growth.
A problem throughout is that he was there, but is too well-behaved to tell us what he heard.
David Willetts: If we’re to have less migration into Britain – and more productivity – we must move around more within it
We are the party of mobility and enterprise. But we are also the party of community and belonging. What is it to be – roots or wings?
David Frost: The Northern Ireland Protocol is damaging the peace was designed to protect. And so must be revised.
We need to deliver a more robust, and more balanced, outcome than we could in 2019.
John Redwood: We’re free of EU membership and can motor to our own destiny. But still drive nervously in L-plates. Why?
There should be a growth target to complement the inflation target – to drive government departments to take actions that will promote more UK activity and jobs.
Not very, unfortunately. That’s not to say, however, that the Government shouldn’t pay more attention to voters.
James Frayne: The Conservatives’ next challenge? Persuading voters they know how to cut Government waste.
Simply put: the party needs to “prove” it has cut to the bone to justify existing or higher taxes.
Grant Shapps: Labour’s solution to HGV driver shortages is simplistic and wrong. Here’s what the Government is doing.
Starmer claims that granting visas to European drivers is the answer – even though EU countries are having the same issue.
John Redwood: The EU has become the biggest threat to the Union of the UK. Lord Frost must move swiftly to protect its integrity.
The EU seems to think that there’s a price to be paid for Brexit – and that is the detachment of Northern Ireland from the UK.
When he was Mayor of London, I outlined to Boris Johnson how we have the potential to become the largest economy in western Europe.