It really is remarkable. Every self-reported measure of wellbeing has improved near continuously in the past eight years.
Posts Tagged: British history
In the wake of Johnson’s deal, the Government must balance its plan for Northern Ireland with strengthening “our precious Union” – all four parts of it.
Its verdict fundamentally misunderstands Parliamentary Sovereignty – thus raising big questions about the future of the judiciary and the stability of our constitution.
James Frayne: Why a populist programme wouldn’t work for Johnson. Working class voters aren’t values votes.
Middle class hostility to the working class and lower middle class is common, while working class and lower middle class hostility is practically non-existent.
Two different conceptions of it are widely held in the UK, representative and direct. In 2019, they collide.
Iain Dale: Were the Prime Minister to pull the plug on HS2, would he call time on Heathrow expansion too?
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Even though public concern about immigration seems to have eased off recently, there is reason for caution.
That newspapers may technically be open to proceedings over the Darroch cables highlights weaknesses in our legislation.
What he detests is less liberalism than democracy, and the obstacle it poses to Russian foreign policy objectives.
In so doing, he has the opportunity not only to deliver Brexit, serve his country – and make history.
Richard Kelly: A lesson from May’s departure – and from history. So often, it’s Tory activists, not MPs, who bring down their leader.
Yesterday’s emergency National Convention meeting was a reminder of the influence and power of the grassroots.
Britain Beyond Brexit, a New Conservative Vision for a New Generation, is published today by the CPS.
Alan Mak: Conservatism 4.0 – We must ensure that no-one is left behind by the Fourth Industrial Revolution
The second article in a three-part series explaining why adapting to a society and economy shaped by technology is key.
Chris Penney: A lesson from D-Day – 75 years on. It was textbook exercise in how to succeed against the odds.
In the week leading up to June 6, it’s worth remembering how division and disagreement were overcome.
A Prime Minister might, in the autumn, ask the Queen to prorogue Parliament until the day after exit is legally due on 31 October.