New research shows how devolution has taken the ‘national’ out of the National Health Service. If the UK is to endure and thrive, this must change.
Posts Tagged: Devolution
The final piece in a ConservativeHome mini-series this week on the railways after Covid.
Dan Boucher: The future of the union is at stake in the upcoming Senedd elections. Conservative voters cannot afford to bow out.
It’s inconceivable that Plaid Cymru won’t make pressing for an independence referendum the price for its support in a coalition with Labour.
WATCH: First Minister of Wales – “The union is in greater peril today than it’s been at any time in my political lifetime”
Drakeford insists that “the United Kingdom has to be fundamentally reformed if it is to survive”.
Robert Jenrick MP, Saqib Bhatti MP, the One Powerhouse Consortium and AECOM discuss how to solve regional inequality.
Interview with Douglas Ross: Sturgeon is not in the clear, and is part of a “conspiracy against getting out the truth”
The Scottish Conservative leader calls for devolution from Holyrood to local councils, and says he is looking forward to campaigning with Boris Johnson.
Simon Hart: Drakeford’s divisive politics must come to an end. In May, Welsh Conservatives offer a better future.
For this year’s Senedd elections, vote for a Welsh Government that will work with the UK Government, not against it.
From the start, I have made it very clear that I am a Mayor for the whole region, not just ‘Greater Birmingham’.
As Alex Salmond’s evidence is censored again, now the reputation of Scotland’s prosecutors is dragged into the mire.
The Union policy Lewis wanted, why he left – and how his unit will be replaced by a Cabinet committee
All of this has not gone down well with many backbench Conservative MPs, few of whom would be well-disposed towards a more conciliatory strategy.
The third article in a five-part ConHome series this week on the future of the United Kingdom.
Jonathan Werran: The Union and the English question. The answer is to let a hundred localist flowers bloom
The first in a five-part ConHome series this week on the future of the United Kingdom.
Also: Ministers can’t bleat about the ‘culture war’ if they’re prepared to let their planned celebration of Britain be renamed ‘Festival UK* 2022’. Get a grip, DCMS.
“We have been terrific at pure research, and useless at translational research.” What our industrial strategy should aim to change.
The best way of thinking about it isn’t to fix one’s gaze on direct subsidies, but to look wider – at our failure to turn British ideas into British prosperity.
Increased centralisation has led to a huge increase in costs. We must restore a sense of community and pride.