Three cheers for three reforms: of the civil service, of Ministers and of one that this Government tends to avoid – of public services.
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Trying to decipher which Government has been “best” and “worst” at handling the crisis is a tricky endeavour.
Liam Fox: How to assess virus death rates properly. Those making make simplistic judgements are unlikely to enhance their reputations.
Figures from national reported statistics suggest that the UK is in the middle of the range – above Germany & America but below Belgium & Spain.
Liam Fox: League tables, death rates, bed numbers – and other mistaken media measurements. Let’s stick to the facts.
Often, these are not only hugely inaccurate, but paint a damagingly distorted picture which can influence public opinion and, through doing so, public policy.
The only way of pushing such a narrative is to remove context and nuance from the data.
Unless you think the projected caseload was wrong by an order of magnitude, it was the only way to buy time.
Tony Lodge: Britain’s dirty emissions secret – carbon leakage. Here’s what it is and how to tackle it.
We must now consider targeting particular carbon intensive goods and power supplies which are imported and carry a large transport and transmission footprint.
Harmonisation flies in the face of global trends towards equivalence rather than the highly legalistic regulatory formula favoured by the Union.
Doing so would improve social integration, enhance the contribution that migrants make, and allay public discontent over immigration.
Confessions of use in their youth by politicians raises the case for controlled legalisation – at least of ‘soft’ substances, if not yet of hard ones.
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown: May failed to lead Britain out of the EU – but her successor can yet succeed
There may be greater willingness by Brussels to negotiate following populist successes in the European elections.
Here in Britain, the two main parties are being punished by voters for tearing up their Brexit commitments.
It is utterly confusing to provide 12,000 course options at Level 3 or below. The system must be reformed.
It would need unanimous agreement. Looking at each of the 27’s varying comments, there are six distinct camps of opinion.
It will be a significant step forward in keeping this heinous organisation from inciting hatred on our streets.