The app was never about absolute free speech, but promoting conversations between different political groups.
Posts Tagged: Michael Gove
We must make it strong enough to transcend the complacency, elitism and populism that threaten its very existence.
Anthony Browne: Post-Brexit Britain. Now we’ve taken back control, here’s what we can do with our new powers.
From January 1, no longer will anyone be able to say: “you can’t – EU rules”. We have jumped from the passenger seat to the pilot seat. So what should we do?
Although they’re designed to remind people of the dates they got their jabs, it’s been hinted that they could be used in a similar way to the Test and Trace app.
Andrew Haldenby: The private sector has delivered in this crisis – creating the UK’s outstanding network of test centres
We have been so self-critical over NHS Test and Trace that we have failed to recognise an incredible public service achievement.
It’s speeches for Sunak, Patel and Raab; interviews in different formats for Gove, Hancock and others; while others still are relegated to panels…
Stephen Booth: Why the row about the Northern Ireland Protocol suggests that the EU’s position isn’t quite as strong as it likes to think
How plausible is it that the UK would zealously enforce EU rules in a scenario in which trade agreement talks have broken down acrimoniously?
Simone Finn: Civil Service reform. Gove and Case will drive forward the legacy of Heywood and Maude – who’s back to help out
The best ideas for reform won’t come from government alone. That’s why I’ve joined the Commission for Smart Government which was launched last month.
Taxpayers are going to have to pick up the bill for a pseudoscientific method that’s prejudiced in itself.
Paul Maynard: Here’s why I believe as an ex-Minister that a hard rain may indeed be coming for the civil service
The machinery of state has shown itself to lack the bandwidth and agility required to deliver complexity at pace.
It is better for the Government to demonstrate the statistical evidence for them (if there is enough) rather than force compliance.
The Moggcast: “Sounds very like being at the casino” – Rees-Mogg is a stranger to Gove’s Monte Carlo method
Our interviewee on why David Frost is the “Henry Kissinger of our days”, Tory rebellions and how he thinks churches will cope with social distancing.
Gender diversity is not arbitrary identity politics; it matters for decision-making, particularly in the fight against the disease.
“[T]hroughout this crisis, we’ve had nurseries adjacent to hospitals remaining open. We haven’t seen infection in them.”
“In the past people have seen Matt and the Government set ambitious targets, and they said… that won’t be met”. Matt met that target.”