By the way, it is a travesty that the Chief Secretary to the Treasury and Leader of the House aren’t full members.
Posts Tagged: Liz Truss MP
Andrew Bowie: Evidence today that Ministers won’t negotiate trade deals that expose British farmers to unfair competition
I, for one, see this new Commission as further evidence that the Government will take expert advice that benefits farmers and consumers.
Radical: An open letter to Liz Truss. We urge you to see through your commitment to protect single sex spaces.
Making GRCs making GRCs available on demand would destabilise all manner of legal structures, from equal pay to sex discrimination law to criminal law.
Tony Smith: In over 40 years of Home Office experience, I can’t recall a time when our borders have been under so much pressure
I know that government needs a cross-Whitehall programme that actively engages with the myriad of departments and agencies.
To preserve it is to defend the grammar of our common life, and our society and legal order are founded on the truth as we understand it.
Stephen Booth: Joining the CPTPP is how this country can show it’s serious about being “Global Britain”
While the Government has been focussed on “levelling up” and other domestic issues, it’s time to consider the UK’s position on the world stage.
As regular readers of this column might expect, they’re not cheerful page-turners. But they may well change your life.
We give you divorce reform, abortion law in Northern Ireland, citizenship rights for three million Hong Kongers, and the rainbow flag.
Our Cabinet League Table: Sunak top, Johnson down again, Patel up – and Williamson and Jenrick in negative territory
That’s the Prime Minister’s lowest score since he entered Downing Street for the first time last summer.
The difficulties the Government has had with Apple and its contact tracing app demonstrates the need to break up power in big tech.
Andrew Bowie: Our new Trade and Agriculture Commission will protect – and economically enhance – British farming
It will look at how we can ensure fair competition in our trade agreements, while preserving the interests of consumers and developing nations.
Jonathan Djanogly: Parliament should be able to scrutinise new trade deals properly. But the current arrangements are unfit for purpose.
Before any deals are signed, MPs should get to vote on them – as will be the case with the other parties.
If the Housing Secretary is to survive, he will have to learn the art of sometimes saying no to property developers such as Richard Desmond.
Radical: The BBC, Pink News and how, in reporting on the Gender Recognition Act, the media has shown shocking inaccuracy
Over the last few weeks, publications have routinely made errors in how they cover the GRA and JK Rowling. Readers must beware.
Emma Webb: Scotland’s new Hate Crime Bill imposes a new system of blasphemy. It urgently needs rejecting.
The legislation is aimed at stopping prejudice, but it can easily be used to silence debates on gender identity.