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Patrick Spencer: What the new Government should do to ensure migrants are better skilled – and supported
The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) is today releasing a report that brings a level-headedness to the debate that is sorely needed.
Beyond the blame game, it could bolster his argument for a decisive resolution on Brexit and provide cover for an increase in spending.
Daniel Hannan: For Brexit to work, power must be stripped from the quangocrats – and returned to people we elect
Over the past three years, we have seen large chunks of our bureaucracy – civil servants, quangocrats and other officials – working to frustrate the referendum result.
The new Prime Minister needs to dream a dream for all of us, and then put in place the political measures to make it a reality.
Alexander Temerko: Without a softer Brexit, the Conservatives will be destroyed. Who can best deliver it – Hunt or Johnson?
Speaking to many donors at the Birmingham hustings on Saturday, I found that the Foreign Secretary’s quiet assurances were more attractive to them.
Britain Beyond Brexit, a New Conservative Vision for a New Generation, is published today by the CPS.
There are worrying echoes of the 1970’s in the re-polarisation of the political debate today. Populism is on the rise.
Onward puts the importance placed on the environment amongst under 35s in roughly the same category as housing and education.
There is a mismatch between Government announcements and Commons realities. It cannot attempt reforms without risking them being amended out of recognition.
It is mistaken to believe that the British people are collectively optimistic, happy-go-lucky, and modernity-obsessed – and on the same wavelength as those that are.
But he lists the good news and claims that it has “defied expectations and will provide the solid foundation that Britain needs to seize the opportunities of the future.”
“Building a consensus across this House for a deal we can, collectively, support.” The Chancellor’s Spring Statement: full text.
Hammond uses the opportunity to reach cross-party over a Brexit deal – towards Thursday’s business and indicative votes.
There is room in the Budget to allow Hammond a fair amount of leeway to act. Here’s our plan.
Interview. Sharma – “Every foreign investor I met thought leaving the EU would present significantly more opportunities for bilateral trade.”
The Employment Minister embodies two reasons why the Government is still afloat – its jobs creation record and under-reported Ministerial loyalty.