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Johnson’s troops are issuing declarations of intent in public. His success will depend on his ability to learn from mistakes.
Gary Sambrook: The Government is delivering on its promises to reform Britain’s broken immigration system
People were tired of MPs talking tough, and delivering little change. But all that has changed with the Home Secretary’s new measures.
An excellent book about the Prime Minister has just been published. Unfortunately it is in German.
The UK can and should achieve its ambitious emissions reductions targets. But it will only get there by making the most of all energy sources and technologies.
The PM decided to prioritise education and employment, and that was the best choice, he says.
A national effort led by the Government is required to clear the backlog of operations and treatments. We can do this.
We should be aggressively backing UK manufacturing, science and green tech as a key plank of our recovery.
Andy Street: NHS staff have invoked the Blitz spirit during these times. They must be rewarded for their gallantry.
As Lord Ashcroft wrote recently for ConservativeHome, the George Cross would be the best way to honour our heroes.
History shows that they can usually weather health crises, and we hope and trust we shall soon see this one restored to his normal vigour.
WATCH: Sunak declares that “we will do whatever it takes.” The Government’s Coronavirus press conference.
“We must act like any war time government, and do whatever it takes to support our economy.”
He is tipped by some as a future Prime Minister, but is more plausibly seen as a future Chancellor.
Seldon’s latest book, composed in only six months, will at best be a quarry on which future historians can draw.
The Secretary of State for Wales, Alun Cairns, has today resigned after claims he knew about his former aide’s alleged role in “sabotaging” a rape trial.
Andy Street: Let business beat politics – and let’s build the nation’s first Gigafactory in the West Midlands
We can avoid the mistakes of the past by locating a new factory for electric car batteries in the regional home of vehicle manufacturing.