The former Chief Adviser has had little to do with the negotiation recently, but his leaving has knock-on effects on it. Here’s why.
Posts Tagged: NHS
Bob Seely: Lessons from the Cummings era about leadership, decentralisation, localism – and making more use of MPs
Compare and contrast how government works with what the Armed Forces do – and their practice of decentralised command.
Andrea Leadsom and Miriam Cates: The extraordinary possibilities of digital should be mobilised to help parents, young children and families
It can never replace face to face help that families need, but it can provide quick answers, useful signposting and help to combat loneliness.
“Special measures” are ineffective unless the failing culture is challenged. Local accountability is lacking.
We need more information, transparency and scrutiny. A committee on the model of the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards is required.
The vaccine. The biggest breakthrough so far in the Covid-19 battle. But a logistical challenge unlike anything else.
Yesterday’s news marked an incredible achievement. Even so, there are many hurdles to vault.
The key lesson from the Cambridge scheme is the importance of public support. Eighty per cent of students volunteered to take part.
Interview. Mel Stride – a damaged economy provides less for health and social care, “and that has a cost in lives”
The Chair of the Treasury Select Committee on its efforts to get information from the Government on the costs of restrictions to lives and livelihoods.
Whitehall must understand that if an algorithm offers up cherished green spaces to hungry developers, there will be a local backlash.
John Redwood: Covid-19 – and the hard questions that must be asked about forecasts, numbers, data and treatments
We know is that a lockdown is very damaging. The first one took around a quarter off our national income and output. We cannot afford to do that again.
To both treat every Covid patient who needs it and maintain regular services through the ‘winter crisis’, the NHS needs a more muscular intervention.
David Davis: We are on course to be trapped in never-ending shutdowns with no exit route. Here is an alternative strategy.
We need to separate the Nightingales from other hospitals, build more of them – and use them as a means of isolating the infected.
The Government must publish regular reports on the cost of the virus, restrictions, and this coming lockdown to lives and livelihoods
Our latest survey finds that nine in ten Party members support such a move – a total that this latest news is unlikely to have reduced.
It’s important to have advisers, but “advisers advise and Ministers decide” – because the latter are accountable to the rest of us.
The final part of a mini-series of three articles on obesity policy for ConservativeHome this week.