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Posts Tagged: Technology
“Bad management” or “the wrong skills” or “incompetent people” are held up as the root cause of bad government.My central gripe is that I doubt this is true.
Its success in innovative industries is based on an R&D-intensive, novel-product-based, export-oriented business model. One that the UK should adopt.
Roderick Crawford: Will you really trust Corbyn to control what you can see and do on your mobile and laptop?
Labour’s broadband policy is not about investment in infrastructure, but about a revolution in content to shape our collective political culture.
Eamonn Ives: Yesterday’s TV environment debate. No-one told the truth – that capitalism and climate concern are compatible
It felt very much as though climate change was playing second fiddle to other overarching intentions which the candidates were keen to trot out.
Andrew Smith: The next Conservative Government can deliver for the North by investing in regeneration.
I hope that we will see more of the Chancellor during the campaign explaining how his plans can help support investment to boost productivity.
Chris Whiteside: I’ve worked for BT for over 30 years. Here’s my take on why Labour’s broadband plan would destroy the industy.
It is capitalising on voters who weren’t born in the era of state monopolies having no idea how much worse these companies were under Corbyn’s dinosaur model.
Our survival as a party and arguably that of our nation itself depends on people having a stake in this country.
The Neoliberal Manifesto, a joint project between the Adam Smith Institute and 1828, champions an approach based on freedom, markets and choice.
Ryan Bourne: Greta Thunberg and Prince Harry are wrong. Our ingenuity is the earth’s ultimate resource.
The only sustainable route to reducing carbon emissions will come precisely from the sorts of innovation that drive the “fairytales” that she bemoans.
The Prime Minister prefers technological progress, “the Promethean power of the human race to solve problems”, to the left’s restrictive, top-down answers.
Daniel Rossall-Valentine: Tech now underpins prosperity in every sector – so to thrive, we need more engineers
The UK is very well-placed to make the most of a technological boom age – except for one great and persisting tech weakness: a shortage of trained people.
Lewis Feilder: The Armed Forces must be more flexible over recruitment to attract those with the skills we need
Many of the most technically-gifted would run a mile from the strictures of military discipline. Greater agility in procurement could also give us an edge.
We need to redefine our purpose, move forward with our global partners, unite the UK – and defeat Corbynism.
Britain Beyond Brexit, a New Conservative Vision for a New Generation, is published today by the CPS.