The Government should engage local authorities and the 10,000 military personnel held at high readiness to provide increased resilience.
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It will deliver clean and high value development across Britain’s best growth region.
Five reasons why Hancock’s announcement of tougher restrictions yesterday met less resistance than might have been expected.
Bernard Jenkin: The threat of the virus to the NHS hasn’t gone away. How it could overwhelm hospitals – and intensive care.
The aim is to keep the service open for as much normal business as possible, but there would be no possibility of achieving this in the scenario above.
John Fuller: This pandemic has shown that bigger local government does not mean better local government
While national command and control sometimes stumbled, our district councils ensured that we could keep calm and carry on.
Mo Metcalf-Fisher: “Pubs versus schools” doesn’t need to be an either-or scenario in reopening Britain
It’s been suggested that choices need to be made about which businesses should close first, but this isn’t fair to the country’s publicans.
Bernard Jenkin: The Government should not allow China a role in our nuclear industry without new safeguards
We need a special regime: a UK plc with a government-owned ‘golden share’, giving the Government special powers.
The National Police Chiefs’ Council must be scrapped for proper accountability to have a chance. Greater local accountability is needed.
In Epping Forest, Whatsapp groups have emerged with people offering to run errands. People are using newly formed takeaway services.
Not being white remains the number one demographic predictor of not voting Tory.
In this new political battle, the greatest tension will not be left v right or even fiscal
doves v economic hawks. It will be a battle between creativity and convention.
Yet more triumphs for clusters of independents. Essex Man may have lost enthusiasm for the Conservative Party but not for Conservative principles.
Young people must have a sense of active citizenship. A reassertion of respect for authority figures is needed.
Chris Grayling: After so long a wait, let’s get on with it – and vote emphatically today for expansion at Heathrow
Today, Parliament can play a huge part in helping us achieve that post-Brexit vision, securing the long-term connections the country needs.
Publishing the data on spending and staffing would enable a full and frank debate about any reforms needed,