The UK and governments across the west have started to act. But we’re still just starting to figure out how to respond.
Posts Tagged: Daily Telegraph
David Gauke: Is Britain really set to become a low tax, less regulated, free trading, buccaneering country?
Despite a surprisingly liberal migration policy, the bulk of the post-Brexit evidence so far suggests not.
Jason Reed: Dowden’s latest task? Regulating the internet. Here’s what Australia can teach us about that challenge.
The UK has a lot to learn from the recent regulatory punch-up between Facebook and the Australian government.
The Prime Minister seems to be mulling some school re-openings pre-Easter. But how long will it last and who can really be sure?
The short sharp shuffle. Sharma takes on COP26 full-time. Kwarteng steps up a rung to become Business Secretary.
This minimalist manoeuvre, carried out in graveyard news time, suggests that a bigger reshuffle has been postponed until the other side of the year.
Johnson’s Brexit journalism and Brexit politics are of a piece: in both he thrives by infuriating the Establishment
Whether writing, speaking or negotiating, he puts on a performance which the spectators enjoy all the more because it horrifies the guardians of convention.
Here’s both what his team did and how it communicated – deploying the discipline of the second to boost the first.
If they can’t make a real impact on the lives of working class voters in provincial seats, Johnson will meet the same electoral fate as Trump.
His best hope of success in British politics is to boost his chances in elections by dividing the Conservatives and plundering their vote.
Neil O’Brien: The virus and the lockdown. Let’s keep calm and carry on – there’s reason to believe that a vaccine is coming soon.
We need to start listening to the right people – not hopeless people who get it wrong time and again, but face zero accountability.
Pressure rises on Ministers to publish assessments of the impact of lockdowns, restrictions – and Covid itself
We urged the Government last week to do so. Others are also on the case – and the Daily Mail this morning publishes its own findings.
An excellent book about the Prime Minister has just been published. Unfortunately it is in German.
Plus: virtual conferences are the way of the future. America’s vice-presidential debate worked. And: Fox deserved better from his WTO campaign.
Daniel Hannan: Clever, inquisitive and, crucially, independent, Charles Moore would be the perfect BBC chairman
His critics display the close-mindedness that they falsely suspect in him. Indeed, you won’t find a less partisan man.
David Gauke: Johnson’s Covid policy – and why it’s opening up a rift between him and his traditional Tory supporters
If he is to take the necessary steps to get a Brexit deal (and I hope he does), he is going to have to defy those instincts on a second issue, too.