We should move from a planning permission-led system to a building permit-led system. Design rules should be strict, clear, but limited.
Philippa Stroud’s new Social Metrics Commission hopes to bring light to murky statistical waters. But can numbers ever truly neutralise politics?
Of the 66 million people globally who have been forcibly displaced, approximately 40.3 million are displaced within their own countries.
The idea that our departure opens up new economic opportunities is a huge challenge to those who built their careers on the Brussels model.
A small proportion of those who voted Remain are simply unable to move on from the referendum result – and taking refuge in conspiracy theory.
Plus: I’ve worked as a postman, a barman and a swimming pool attendant, the new for new talent, and welcoming Michael Dugher.
The final article in the author’s five-piece series on how Britain must prepare for March 31 2019 – and has less than 600 days to get it right.
Doing so would be a concrete and welcome improvement to the lives of millions of people.
Far from trying to re-fight the battles of 2016 and perpetuate Leave-Remain divisions, most voters are now keen to embrace Britain’s post-EU future.
The script for the new relationship with the EU must be written as much by those who valued it as by those who campaigned to leave it.
The Government must try to build from the essentials out – security, legal certainty, frictionless trade. Zero tariffs would be the icing on the cake.
The eminent economist voted Remain, but says he sees “a real opportunity to remake Britain”.
The Australian former trade ambassador argues we must leave the Customs Union to secure the full benefit for ourselves and others.
The Legatum Institute Special Trade Commissioner, formerly of the WTO, speaks to Giles Dilnot about how trade deals benefit everyone.
The recently departed Prime Minister is re-emerging – and working on his memoirs. He will want to project his greatest achievement: public service reform.