We should measure the success of our aid programmes by the good we achieve, not simply by the amount of money we spend.
Posts Tagged: India
As the Foreign Secretary’s intervention on Hong Kong shows, Britain is a country which honours its responsibilities to former territories.
He is one of the few middle-ranking Ministers who, while others were fleeing for the hills, girded himself up – and went out to fight for May’s Brexit deal.
Rory Stewart: Of course there’s a climate emergency. Here’s a wide-ranging Conservative programme to tackle it.
Saving our planet will require a very eclectic bunch of policies. The task calls for moral courage and grinding common-sense.
As the UK develops its strategic partnership with China, we must press Beijing to crack down on the breeding of big cats for their parts.
Rami Ranger: A hundred years on, the Amritsar massacre is a wound that has healed but will never be forgotten
While we mark the tragedies in our past, let us also focus on celebrating our current partnership and enduring friendship with India.
Brokenshire must keep an eye on the potential knock-on from the latest flare-up over terror, reprisals, a captured pilot and the disputed territory.
Josephine Hemmens: Transgender discrimination is wrong. But righting it mustn’t put people born as women in danger.
This process is clearly open to abuse from violent males, many of whom will go to any lengths to reach their victims.
The last in a series of three extracts from a new book of essays from Conservative Friends of International Development and Save the Children.
James Brokenshire: I urge local leaders everywhere in Britain to join us in helping to boost business abroad.
Lessons from my recent visit to India with Andy Street and Sir John Peace, Chair of the Midlands Engine Partnership.
Lockwood Smith: Britain has a golden chance to join the biggest free trade agreement in history. But Chequers is likely to wreck it.
The “Common Rulebook” approach is an ostacle to signing up to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Tim Gocher: The hostile environment costs us dearly – Britain would profit from a more reasonable approach
The current system offends our allies and deters valuable skilled migrants. There is a better way.
Economic, historic and familial links can be further bolstered by the appointment of the right individual to help to boost trade.
Iain Dale: A betrayal, a contortion, a rash, a shambles, a schism, a squabble. What’s the best collective noun for Cabinet ministers?
And: One Greg Clark. Two Vince Cables. Eleven Germans going home. 100,000 Remain protesters. 17 million Leave voters. Plus: Meanwhile, Javid gets on with his job.
Alex Morton: A solution to Tory electoral problems in the capital. Work to make it more like the rest of England.
It’s wrong to claim that May and Brexit have brought new problems for the Conservatives in London. These were clear in 2015 under Cameron.