The Government’s tendency to take more responsibility, rather than devolving it to local networks, is at the root of many of the scheme’s problems.
Posts Tagged: Keir Starmer
WATCH: “We will go forward with further creative and imaginative schemes to keep our economy moving”
“He should pay tribute to the Chancellor and his work”, says the Prime Minister to Starmer at today’s PMQs.
After his involvement in Labour’s second referendum proposal, he shouldn’t assume voters have short memories.
The Government cannot continue to yo-yo between opening and closing society.
Stephen Booth: With four months left to get a Brexit deal, state aid is the major stumbling block for the UK and EU.
At the start of the summer there were reasons for optimism about an agreement. However, the mood appears to have turned.
“Even his own MPs have run out of patience”, says the Labour Party leader.
Starmer has been scathing about Williamson’s U-turn. But what right does he have to criticise?
Radical: While political leaders hide from confrontation, activists are winning the war on self-identification
In the weeks before recess, trans rights activists became more vocal in their efforts to stop Truss’s reform of the Gender Recognition Act.
The Prime Minister will be rejected by the aspirational working class that voted for him in large numbers if he cannot win this battle.
The latest developments in contact tracing – and why the Government is not alone in having problems with its system
Singapore, Australia and other countries experienced difficulties; the important thing is learning from these and improving matters.
Over the weekend, the Prime Minister warned that keeping “schools closed a moment longer than is absolutely necessary” is “morally indefensible”.
No one can be certain about anything in this crisis, but extreme pessimism around rising cases will not get us anywhere.
James Frayne: Public support for the Government appears to have dropped – but not when it comes to individual policies
People strongly back it banning separate households meeting indoors where infection rates have risen, among other moves.
Richard Holden: Across the “Blue Wall”, there’s little sign Starmer’s approach to the crisis has cut through
His “Goldilocks Politics” of “too much/too little, too fast/too slow” throughout the pandemic is unlikely to win over voters.
Alexander Woolf: My economic views are mainstream – but have been almost impossible to air at Britain’s universities
Many of these institutions claim to be “safe spaces”. Not if you voted Conservative, though.