I’m travelling around the country asking the public what their priorities really are. This review should be the People’s review.
Posts Tagged: Culture and technology
The Culture Secretary says he hopes to be talking directly to Mark Zuckerberg.
Its muscular power is needed to boost share ownership, build houses and tax wealth rather than income. And let’s rule out a No Deal Brexit.
Andy Street: The West Midlands Local Industrial Strategy ensures we are the workshop of the modern world
From transport tech and data-driven healthcare, to creative enterprises and the services sector, we are forging ahead.
They should eschew the fire-and-forget approach which gave us the Electoral Commission.
Cheryl Gillan: Fake news. Dark ads. Foreign interference – and out-of-date rules. Why we need an overhaul of our electoral laws.
If we do not update the rules governing our elections and referendums, their credibility faces a perfect storm of threats.
Soutiam Goodarzi: The Conservative Party must up its game online – where its attacks on Labour aren’t working
Stop playing the Left’s game of taking offence and accusing people of -isms and -phobias. Instead, show some character and discuss real issues.
Both traditional vehicles and traditional ownership patterns are set to become a thing of the past. We must not let Brexit cloud our eyes to what really need to be done.
With Westminster, Holyrood, and City Hall all setting overlapping rules, confusion and expense are sure to follow.
Jonathan Clark: Representative democracy is waning, direct democracy is waxing. So its MPs themselves who will “come to heel”
The object of the exercise is to absorb within a stable democratic practice a new element which, if unabsorbed, may have fatal effects.
Nick Hargrave: In an age of post-truth politics, moderate politicians must prepare to work across party lines
I have reluctantly concluded that there needs to be greater regulation of the veracity of claims made by registered participants in political campaigns.
Lee Rowley: Brexit is big. But our politics is bigger – and I say that as a committed Leaver. Here are some ideas to boost it.
Remainers and Brexiteers alike must recognise the politicians are stuck in an ever-decreasing circle of fervour, hyperbole and hysteria.
Our democracy is poorly served by widespread ignorance about campaign technology, and the fact glamorous alarmism wins more headlines than grubby reality.
In certain respects, the UK’s leaving of the EU could reap animal welfare benefits on a scale hitherto unimaginable.
The Chancellor has been fortunate that the public finances have improved substantially at a particularly convenient time.