The National Police Chiefs’ Council must be scrapped for proper accountability to have a chance. Greater local accountability is needed.
Posts Tagged: David Cameron
The CBI supports the Government’s timetable and Starmer is keeping his head down. It is quite the turnaround.
An election that saw them returned to say yes to Brexit and boosterism leaves Johnson vulnerable to events and reality.
Changes to trading hours are being considered, but they’re not the answer to our post-lockdown recovery.
If the Prime Minister doesn’t have confidence in his most senior Ministers, it’s impossible to see how anyone else can.
David Burrowes: Our new relationship with Europe is an opportunity to show more compassion to refugees
I am troubled by signs coming from the UK-EU negotiations. We must not water down rights for those fleeing war, persecution and violence.
Luckily, Hancock has recognised the need for change, which has been made more urgent by the Coronavirus.
Iain Dale: The EU’s insipid response to China’s Hong Kong aggression. Another reason to be glad we’re leaving.
Plus: Trump. Racist, divisive, narcissistic. I can say that – but Johnson can’t. And: the return of the #virtuesignallingtastic Gardiner.
Nick Herbert: Whitehall musn’t return to business as usual after Coronavirus. We need radical, energetic, can-do fusion government.
Reshaping Whitehall must be sanctioned by the Prime Minister, but he can empower the Government’s proven reformer, Michael Gove, to drive change.
Some of its problems can be fixed. Others won’t be. And one perhaps can’t be: namely, that this Parliament seems to be incapable of saying No.
Darren Grimes: A Pride Day? There’s a good case for one. But a whole Pride Month? That’s just virtue signalling.
At the end of the day, being gay in 2020 is ok. We are no longer prime victims of oppression, and we should reject four weeks of self-indulgence and narcissism.
The pandemic has sparked a new sense of community spirit and civic participation; the question is whether this can extend into the future.
The Prime Minister is being urged to employ more women, but here is one who already makes it difficult for him to get away with sloppy thinking.
If, that is, interest rates carry on at rock bottom rates. But we have to take a chance on growing our way out of this crisis.
Owen Paterson: Cameron’s Coalition was formed ten years ago today. It left us a message of hope that we should honour.
As a member of his first Cabinet, I was tested in Northern Ireland – as elsewhere the new government reduced the defict and reformed public services.