Perhaps we should all take a step backwards from comparing CVs, and simply ask ourselves who has a record of delivering for Britain.
Posts Tagged: Policy Exchange
Chris Skidmore: Churchill, Colston – and the new polling which shows that most of us are proud of our history. We need to study it more.
Those who don’t want to study or debate the past but tear it down should be strongly resisted.
Stephen Booth: While UK-EU talks gather momentum, Britain should continue to diversify its trading relationships.
Deals with the US, Japan, Australia and New Zealand will prepare the country for future EU-related bumps in the road.
Graham Gudgin: To meet its infrastructure ambitions, the Government should spend more on capital investment
It should take advantage of the current macro-economic environment afforded by low borrowing costs, to provide stable – and sizeable – funding.
A new collection of essays from Policy Exchange shows up some of the glaring defects of the planning system.
Stephen Booth: Barnier sees the need for compromise. The question is whether EU member states will let him.
He was sent in to play hardball with the UK – on the expectation it would cave into demands. But this assumption has been proven wrong.
After a decade of forward guidance, credit easing and quantitative easing, it was clear even before the Covid-19 crisis that monetary policy had run out of road.
Richard Ekins: How the Supreme Court has empowered Gerry Adams to sue the Government – and seek damages
Worse, its judgement has knock-on implications for the effectiveness of government. Urgent corrective legislation is needed.
The Prime Minister is being urged to employ more women, but here is one who already makes it difficult for him to get away with sloppy thinking.
Guy Mansfield: Overt digital surveillance can be justified in a crisis. But it must be time-limited.
Contact tracing will help the Government to take control of Covid-19. It must ensure the system does not continue indefinitely, however.
The available evidence “leads to a conclusion that the death rate in Northern Ireland is almost identical to that in the Republic”.
Although NHSX’s approach involves a degree of centralisation, it is important to remember that the identifiers uploaded to the server will remain anonymous.
Graham Gudgin: Speed, scale, simplicity. Three principles for further action by Ministers to protect jobs and help people.
The job now needs to be completed by shoring up workers’ incomes and firms’ revenues to as close to 100 per cent as is practical.
Gerard Lyons: The Chancellor’s wholesale support for employment is welcome, but he must watch the detail
There will also be a longer-term cost of possible tax changes for the self-employed, but for now these are not the issue.
Trevor Phillips: What’s driving Labour’s unjust suspension of my membership? Could it be a cynical ploy to put pressure on the Tories?
This would be the very definition of political corruption – using the party’s influence to intimidate a legally independent institution would be reprehensible.