I called publicly for the collective award of the GC to the NHS fully 15 months ago – within a month of the nation going into its first lockdown.
Posts Tagged: British history
It is a shame that IRA violence – and Westminster neglect – undid the hopeful and constructive spirit in which Stormont was born.
Gavin Williamson: Skills, jobs and freedom. My priorities for this week’s Queen’s Speech – and the year ahead.
Our new Lifelong Loan Entitlement will give everyone the equivalent of four years of post-18 education to use over their lifetime.
If he isn’t the sort of person we should be erecting statues to, then it’s time to do away with statues altogether.
In looking to the monarchy’s future, we follow in his footsteps. He was its original moderniser in our times.
William Shawcross: ‘Grief is the price we must pay for love’, as the Queen said. How much she will feel that now.
Far from being a reactionary as sometimes caricatured, he was always compassionate and open-minded, as well as brave.
Reports that the former brought pressure to bear on ITV are alarming. Can we look forward to a new series – Britain’s Got Feudalism?
David Gauke: Is Britain really set to become a low tax, less regulated, free trading, buccaneering country?
Despite a surprisingly liberal migration policy, the bulk of the post-Brexit evidence so far suggests not.
Jenrick warns the City of London Corporation to ensure “heritage and tradition are given robust protection”
We might expect cultural vandalism from Lambeth Council. It is a shock to see it in the Square Mile.
A move from Ken Clarke to Aneurin Bevan would not only risk harming the NHS, but miss the real target of reform: social care.
If it is determined to thumb its nose at the attitudes of the majority, perhaps it would be better to take this cultural revolution to its logical conclusion.
We have to ask whether high bed occupancy rates in the NHS are tilting the balance between efficiency and resilience in the wrong direction.
We will be using this Northern Ireland centenary to promote it and recognise its contribution to the rest of the UK
His archivist writes that this agreement has succeeded…in recovering powers which some thought had been lost permanently”.
Chris Skidmore: It’s freedom that will make Britain a global science superpower – not Whitehall micro-management
In spite of Cummings’ departure, DARPA should remain a manifesto priority: we need its approach to risk – and indeed failure.