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.
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Alexander Temerko: The relationship between business and government has never been as meaningless as under May
The key to a good Brexit is empowering UK entrepreneurs to talk to their European counterparts and become ambassadors for Downing Street’s plan.
Iain Dale: A betrayal, a contortion, a rash, a shambles, a schism, a squabble. What’s the best collective noun for Cabinet ministers?
And: One Greg Clark. Two Vince Cables. Eleven Germans going home. 100,000 Remain protesters. 17 million Leave voters. Plus: Meanwhile, Javid gets on with his job.
Any eventual review of drugs policy as a whole must focus on collective consequences rather than individual rights.
Owen Paterson: Why are we so insular, unimaginative and inward-looking about healthcare? Europe’s systems are better than the NHS.
In a whole host of countries – Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Hungary, the Netherlands, Portugal, Switzerland – A&E waiting times are typically under an hour.
The gaps it potentially addresses and the interest shown abroad suggests it at least merits consideration here ias a complement to renewable power generation and electric vehicles.
Plus: Hammond’s blunder. Peers’ folly. Stephen Hawking is not, repeat not, controlled by MI5. And: my inner Mary Whitehouse meets Katie Hopkins’ slack vagina.
It is not so much a location where goods and services can be sold, but rather a system of political control.
Overall, six in ten respondents throughout the EU said they would prefer the UK to remain a member.
In Spain, which goes to the polls today, in Greece, Portugal, and even in Finland, sustainable economic growth remains elusive.
Interview: Ken Clarke – “The Greeks have made it impossible, unless they come up with some brilliant solution, to stay in the Euro.”
“The Cameroons” are wrong to view Tony Blair as “the Master”. It was “a pity” to move Michael Gove, and the EU referendum will not heal Tory divisions on Europe.
To Hungary and Cyprus, Putin appears to have added a third, slightly less marginal, ally – Greece. Will Spain be next?
Mark Field MP: A cautionary note on Carney’s anniversary. Beware the dangers of worshipping Central Bankers.
There are lessons for today from the rise and fall of the “Lords of Finance” in the 1920s. Risk has been continually mispriced during recent years.
Andrew Lilico: “The idea of a Single European State is now old-fashioned. When I go round Europe no-one is in favour of that.”
Had the migration patterns of the 18 years before the Conservatives set their target been maintained, they might have hit it.