Mordaunt, Rudd and Hancock offer three examples in today’s papers of how British politics work now.
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Lee Rowley: Brexit is big. But our politics is bigger – and I say that as a committed Leaver. Here are some ideas to boost it.
Remainers and Brexiteers alike must recognise the politicians are stuck in an ever-decreasing circle of fervour, hyperbole and hysteria.
It’s a politically sensitive subject and the Government has a lot on its plate, but the Treasury is right to be concerned with ensuring value for money.
I, like many colleagues, react badly to the Party’s decision to try and strong-arm me into voting for this deal.
The long-term dividends for individuals, local services, employers, and the Exchequer can far outweigh initial costs.
“We need a radical shift in the NHS, from a hospital service for the ill, to a service to keep us healthy.” – Hancock’s speech, full text
“Over just the last year, emergency admissions at A&E have increased by 6.6 per cent. This rate of growth of demand is simply unsustainable.”
Over the last couple of years in groups I’ve run, people have become simultaneously more obsessed about the service and more concerned about waste.
Greg Hands: Aid can have huge benefits. But it must be properly managed – and suspended when necessary.
This is why I fully supported the Government’s decision to halt direct funding worth £4 million to the Zambian government over allegations of corruption.
In the second article of our mini-series, the Harlow MP calls for a relentless focus on the cost of living, a skills-based economy, social injustices and affordable housing.
Mark Stockwell: The plastics ban. It may go down well at middle-class dinner parties. But it won’t tackle the real environmental issues.
The Government should resist Defra’s enthusiasm for bans and emphasise public education, plus the enforcement of existing anti-littering laws, instead.
James Frayne: The route to a Conservative election victory lies through Middlesbrough, not Canterbury
That doesn’t mean the Party needs to move right; on the contrary, it means accommodating on issues such as the NHS.
The last in a series of three extracts from a new book of essays from Conservative Friends of International Development and Save the Children.
Ben Spencer: I’m an NHS consultant psychiatrist. And can tell you that this talk of a mental health epidemic is doing real harm.
I worry that some are now trying to protect young people from all stress, any risk of failure, and the whole range of normal human emotions.
Andrew Mitchell: If Trump’s America can hold the Saudis to account for their actions in Yemen, then so can we
At present, with the public support of their UK allies, there are few consequences for the Saudi-Emirati-led Coalition when they bomb children.
Andy Street: Here in the West Midlands, there’s a new kind of politics developing. We call it Urban Conservatism. And it’s winning.
Our new fortnightly columnist on a renaissance which “through teamwork and shared vision, is producing real results”.