When making the difficult decision to pursue an abortion, we must be sure that women are given a face-to-face consultation.
Posts Tagged: Department of Health
Spoiler alert. At the end of the movie, the space ship is saved, though only after an horrifically high number of those on board have died.
Tracey Follows: Vaccine passports just the start of a digital identity revolution. Here’s what you need to know.
The truth is that all nations are becoming digital nations, and their digital citizens will require access to digital services.
Plans to formally integrate these two spheres are long overdue – so the Government must ensure it gets it right and does not neglect digital.
Plus: If Sunak wishes to ingratiate himself with small business people, he should scrap the loan charge and IR35.
We hope that Finn, Newman and the rest of the new appointees provide a fresh sense of direction and purpose.
George Freeman: The industrial strategy reforms I led helped to deliver Britain’s vaccine success. Now for the next phase.
I’m delighted to have been asked to help set up the new Taskforce for Innovation and Growth through Regulatory Reform.
Robert Halfon: The levelling-up ladder risks being knocked away by Covid-inspired decisions on education
Children’s opportunities in life will suffer as a result of school closures – and there still hasn’t been much data to explain why they were needed.
The emergency measures enacted to battle Covid have exposed the groupthink of Whitehall’s expert establishment.
Edward Davies: Work and relationships are the core components of mental health. The lockdown has damaged both.
The third in our mini-series of pieces from the Centre for Social Justice on the virus – and helping those in deep poverty.
John Redwood: Covid-19 – and the hard questions that must be asked about forecasts, numbers, data and treatments
We know is that a lockdown is very damaging. The first one took around a quarter off our national income and output. We cannot afford to do that again.
Correcting a deficiency could halve the infection rates in vulnerable groups – and more than halve the death rate for those who get infected.
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.
Government needs to reform the stucture of expert advice, and publish serious analysis of the cost of the options they face.
Iain Dale: The number of people who tell me that they would ignore the rules of any new national lockdown is troubling
Plus: Macron has closed Paris at night. Merkel is pondering tougher restrictions. So don’t blame Johnson as though our situation were unique.