It’s hard to think that the right future is to be a less research-intensive country than the rest of the world, and so I hope our commitment will endure.
Lidington writes that “the UK has the potential to be world-leading in areas such as fintech, life sciences, artificial intelligence and genetic modification”.
Providing small businesses with technology and training will accelerate our recovery from Coronavirus.
It will probe whether or or not Sunak can prepare the country for that future – and perhaps succeed Johnson himself, “one fine day”.
The upcoming Online Harms Bill must be as effective as possible in tackling the scourge of online abuse.
It’s welcome that we’re investing much more in services. But we need to tackle the causes too.
We should double down on Product Development Partnerships, which are alive and well in the field of public health.
The third piece in a ConHome mini-series this week on industrial strategy after the pandemic.
The first piece in a ConHome mini-series this week on industrial strategy after the pandemic.
I’m delighted to have been asked to help set up the new Taskforce for Innovation and Growth through Regulatory Reform.
It’s striking that the countries that did best during Covid are those, like Taiwan and South Korea, which live under threat of annihilation by their neighbours.
Harness the wisdom that is out there, and let your colleagues in and beyond Parliament help you, rather being tempted to think we are here to hinder you.
We feel the power of American culture in Britain – and the shock-jockery, coat-trailing, and oppositional mindset that comes with it.
The levelling up agenda depends upon nation-wide digital inclusivity. If we give up on this, we will be trying to deliver it with one hand held behind our back.
The next National Cyber Security Strategy is due next year, and must have a strong focus on addressing this skills gap.