With a limited number of exceptions such as Euratom, we need to take back control of regulation from continent-wide agencies with which we are a poor fit.
Posts Tagged: Quangocracy et al
In large part, it has taken the post-truth idea up because of its own electoral weakness – and the feeling that it may not be just temporary.
We must return to open, transparent political patronage. You can place plum jobs beyond scrutiny and accountability, but not above politics.
Iain Dale: We’re told that we must take politics out of the NHS. But why on earth would we want to do that?
Plus: Zac’s chances, Jarvis’s speech, Stuart Ramsay’s great scoop. And: how long can it be before Carswell and Evans re-join the Conservatives?
Yet another UN body has launched an attack on the policies of a democratically elected British government.
As Matthew Elliott pointed out yesterday, there’s a long way to go. But there’s a story of progress in key appointments that should be told.
I’ve set out our ambition to have the best digital government offering in the G7 by the time of the next election. We are well on the way to meeting that.
Stephen Kinnock’s progress towards the Commons highlights a role reversal.
More than three years after the election, why is an Ed Balls stooge on the public payroll backing a smacking ban?
The DCLG only funds those who lobby against their policies
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