“We back aspiration and ambition. We want everyone, from every background, to be able to go as far as their talents and hard work can take them.”
I believe that a discussion about values could be key to addressing much of the unhappiness which triggered the referendum result.
Few people want to stop skilled workers coming to the UK. But many voters understandably want better integration of new arrivals.
We can build a Britain that is fair on immigration, trades globally and is outward-looking – underpinned by great values of equality, fairness and freedom.
If it doesn’t contain a workable definition, the law of unintended consequences will follow.
Self-governing democracies are entitled to choose their own tax rates.
For all its faults, the moral certainty of the Empire made the transmission of British principles possible. Modern equivocation offers no such hope.
The Conservative MEP leader and would-be London Mayoral candidate on Ambition, Opportunity and Enterprise – and why that shortlist should be extended.
Ten years on from the atrocity, we have learned that while a security response is necessary it is not of itself enough.
How to make the Government’s New Partnership to Defeat Extremism work.