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.
Posts Tagged: Policy Unit
The question isn’t whether to end the lockdown. It’s when and how to do it. Can the Government rise to the challenge?
The Prime Minister’s hospitalisation accentuates the need for a new strategic structure to support a new strategic plan.
John Redwood: Lessons for managing civil service obstruction from the Thatcher years. And my role as head of her Policy Unit.
There were plenty of Yes Minister routines and scripts to live through then as now. Much of the system did not like the privatisation programme.
The Treasury fights back. How it plans to drive radical reform – and become “the Government’s internal think tank”
Would the Government have the bottle for planning, childcare and police overhauls – and will Downing Street sign up to this plan anyway?
The cohort of future Conservative leadership candidates would do well to start thinking about the structure of the Number 10 they want to build.
It would be easy, but mistaken, to take the path of least resistance and simply re-enact the dated Cameron ‘modernising’ agenda.
Adapt to survive. How May must share power with her Cabinet, Tory MPs, Party members and the Commons.
Davidson should have a standing invite to attend Political Cabinet, and be encouraged to speak her mind – on Brexit, the DUP and anything else.
He sees the referendum result as a “defining test” for Britain, and is charged with finding solutions to help meet the challenge.
Support Groups. Policy Development. Backbench Committees. Lord Feldman’s Review. Campaigning. There’s plenty for them to do.
The alternative to building lots of homes in many places is build lots of homes in a few places: this would certainly lessen, or at least limit, the political penalty involved.
Tory backbenchers are involved in the manifesto for next year – but not in the one for a few weeks’ time
That the Policy Commissions are not in the loop for the manifesto for the European elections highlights the gap between Cameron and his Party on EU policy.
We can look forward to proposals on the economy, society and governance from the group that wants to revive the optimism of the early Cameron project.
The move is good news for housing (and our #HomesJobsSavings campaign).