Even though public concern about immigration seems to have eased off recently, there is reason for caution.
Posts Tagged: China
As the Foreign Secretary’s intervention on Hong Kong shows, Britain is a country which honours its responsibilities to former territories.
James Arnell: The conventional wisdom about a trade deal with America is wrong. Trump will want a fair one. Here’s why.
The primary motivation to strike a fair agreement with the UK will be to apply pressure to the EU.
Jeremy Hunt was the best Foreign Secretary of recent times – and his successor’s record gives me hope he will build on that legacy.
Sponsored Post: Stand With Hong Kong: Boris, please show the world that Britain will keep her promise on Hong Kong’s freedom
Time is not on our side – but under a new Prime Minister, the UK can stand with Hongkongers and uphold our freedom.
We should make it clear that further attempts to encroach on Hong Kong’s freedoms and rule of law would have consequences for China.
We don’t need a ‘Brexiteer’ leader, we need a unifier, a leader who is not marked by labels but by their ability to implement the referendum result.
Dean Godson: There are plenty of ideas on the centre-right. Here’s how it can create a new, decent, patriotric consensus.
Despite polarisation on Brexit, there is more agreement among voters than often appears – and therefore more cause for optimism.
This is a contribution to the debate – now let’s see what the candidates offer during the week ahead.
We need to give innovators space to succeed (and fail), citizens more power online and off, and keep our country competitive.
The march of technology stops for nothing – not even Brexit – and the businesses and regions which embrace it will be the winners of the future.
A plurality clearly think that her charge against him of leaking National Security Council discussions is unproven – if not unjustified altogether.
I found an incredibly likeable person – but although he knuckled down and scored some successes, he was better placed as Chief Whip than Defence Secretary.
Risking our security. Risking our alliances. Opening our infrastructure up to China is a risk too far.
There are no certainties – at least, until it’s too late – so the UK should err on the side of caution.
Rory Stewart: Of course there’s a climate emergency. Here’s a wide-ranging Conservative programme to tackle it.
Saving our planet will require a very eclectic bunch of policies. The task calls for moral courage and grinding common-sense.