A contest exists between traditional common lawyers, who believe the constitution exists (in their minds), and modernisers including myself.
Posts Tagged: David Cameron MP
Robert Halfon: Conservatives must never be complacent about Starmer. The public mood can change quickly.
Plus: The Government will soon have to set out the tough decisions on public spending to constituents.
Iain Dale: The EU has no interest in Northern Ireland’s future prosperity. It just sees it as a mechanism to exert its power.
Plus: Say what you like about Trump, but he had a better slogan than Clinton. And: Sunak’s budget was disappointing.
Anthony Browne: Post-Brexit Britain. Now we’ve taken back control, here’s what we can do with our new powers.
From January 1, no longer will anyone be able to say: “you can’t – EU rules”. We have jumped from the passenger seat to the pilot seat. So what should we do?
James Blagden: The Government cannot assume its majority is safe. It must continue to win over “Contract Conservatives”.
56 per cent of these voters were persuaded by the Conservatives’ pledge to “Get Brexit done”, compared to 34 per cent of other Tory voters.
Lockdown has taken a significant toll on the younger generation, and we need help to make up for lost time.
I am standing on a platform calling for empowerment, transparency, accountability and democracy.
While it’s important to focus on the ‘R’ rate in tackling covid, we must also balance health concerns against two other Rs – recovery versus recession.
Sunder Katwala: Gandhi does not quite fit the bill of recognising ethnic minority Britons on our currency
He may have been one of the greatest figures to shape the 20th century, but a simplistic deification risks losing the complexity of the man.
Changes to trading hours are being considered, but they’re not the answer to our post-lockdown recovery.
Luckily, Hancock has recognised the need for change, which has been made more urgent by the Coronavirus.
The pandemic has sparked a new sense of community spirit and civic participation; the question is whether this can extend into the future.
He is tipped by some as a future Prime Minister, but is more plausibly seen as a future Chancellor.
In several London boroughs, the number is due to rise. That will be costly and damaging to local democracy.
After this disruptive start in life, many young people drift into an adulthood of crime and prison.