The Government has done well to create a UK network of Marine Protected Areas, but must go further in protecting them.
Posts Tagged: European Union
Robert Halfon: 30 years ago, Major defied foreign policy orthodoxies, saved thousands of Kurdish lives – and set us an example
Britons can be very proud that he quickly answered the calls of the Kurds at the moment of their righteous rebellion and intense suffering.
“We have exported to 31 countries, including the United Kingdom”, says the EU Commissioner for Financial Services.
Iain Dale: People will die as a result of the EU’s Covid games. But don’t expect the media to criticise Saint Macron.
The British government has been commendably muted on the behaviour of von der Leyen and other politicians.
The AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine. A run down of the developments across Europe as extreme caution takes hold.
The suspension of the vaccine will lead to more problems in areas that are already struggling with their roll outs.
If the EU is as committed to the Belfast Agreement as it claims to be, here’s what it will do, sooner or later
If strict East-West checks and North-South checks are problematic, the only solution left standing is to minimise the former by rewriting the Protocol.
Jason Reed: Dowden’s latest task? Regulating the internet. Here’s what Australia can teach us about that challenge.
The UK has a lot to learn from the recent regulatory punch-up between Facebook and the Australian government.
The DfE has thrown everything but the kitchen sink at school reopenings. But the perennial problem is communication.
Up against the noisy unions, it’s struggled to convey the safety of schools compared to other environments.
One of an occasional series of articles that ConservativeHome is publishing in advance of the Budget.
The third article in a five-part ConHome series this week on the future of the United Kingdom.
Jethro Elsden: Why, paradoxically, vaccine nationalism can help end the global pandemic early, not prolong it
What really matters is how quickly we vaccinate everyone. This means maximising vaccine output as rapidly as possible.
The second piece in a ConHome mini-series this week on industrial strategy after the pandemic.
John Stevenson: Property tax reform is key to levelling up the country and the Conservatives’ electoral chances
Council tax and stamp duty are confusing, unpopular, unequal and unfair – so it’s time to replace them.
Mark Garnier: I have never voted against the Government before. But the proposed cut to foreign aid leaves me with no choice.
My colleagues and I were elected on a promise to uphold our aid commitment. Breaking my word is a very big deal.
Peter Aldous: If the Government is to deliver on climate change, it needs better Parliamentary scrutiny of trade deals
Lords and Commons approval would give negotiators an additional argument to support their objectives.