There is no excuse for fees having ballooned so far in excess of what it costs the State to process an application.
Posts Tagged: Commonwealth
Patrick Hall: MPs are right to bring forward a ban on trophy hunting imports – since the Government hasn’t done so as promised
In Bright Blue’s report, Global green giant?, we put forward ambitious new recommendations to tackle this problem.
Daniel Hannan: Lord Frost’s speech yesterday exposed the staggering petulance of Britain’s Euro-zealots
A section of the commentariat was so unbalanced by the referendum result that it now automatically sides with the EU.
Theo Clarke: Global Britain is making impacts in ways that China’s Belt and Road initiative can only dream of achieving
I can report from Geneva that the UK has been busy transforming trade right across the Commonwealth.
Putin’s Russia is closer to home – remember the Salisbury attack – and Islamist extremism is already here.
America 1) Bim Afolami: Yes, the United States is withdrawing from its role abroad. So we need to reinvigorate our alliances.
We need to rethink our foreign policy not in the world we would like, but in the world we actually live in.
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.
Regional control over adult education is already helping to deliver significant results in skills.
Interview with Dominic Raab: The EU’s approach to the Northern Ireland Protocol is “pretty analogue in a digital age”
The Foreign Secretary contends that by forming an aspirational coalition the Conservatives can gain votes in the North without losing support in the South.
Steve Baker: The UK almost certainly needs an Electoral Integrity Bill. The question is whether it goes far enough.
We cannot assume voters enjoy secrecy and freedom when marking a ballot paper at home.
Our experience suggests arrivals stores could boost UK airport passenger spending by between 20 and 30 per cent.
No-one will argue that Britain is perfect, but it has changed dramatically over the past 50 years. Why should this progress be ignored?
The choice facing voters on May 6 is simple: do we accelerate the progress of the last four years, or do we go back to the old failing approach?
Without passing judgement on the views of another era, it is clear that MPs never envisioned the sort of inflow we have seen in the decades since.
Erin O’Toole, Leader of the Official Opposition of Canada, championed the idea during his bid to run the Conservative Party of Canada.