Before pumping more funding into the public sector, we must restore the habit of making sure we have the money in the bank before we start spending it.
Posts Tagged: Technology
David Morris: The Government’s OneWeb investment will give the UK a greater stake in the space industry’s future
This move will help advance the country’s technological infrastructure, as well as meaning Conservatives meet their ‘levelling up’ pledge.
These are my starters for ten – so it’s over to you. What are the biggest choices? What are the problems that we have to get ahead of to keep afloat?
Improved crop protection can be achieved in a safe way to improve the environment and food security. The UK must not be left behind.
Richard Holden: The Japan trade deal, future CPTPP membership – deliverers of wages, prosperity and work to my Durham constituents.
They can seem remote from the everyday priorities of people here at home. But at its heart, trade is a powerful way to deliver what people really care about.
Robert Halfon: We should be pro-private enterprise, anti-mega corporates – which plunder the taxpayer again and again
Plus: Let’s cut VAT on energy bill as soon as we leave transition – deal or no deal. And: first Ardern, then Biden?
Nick Fletcher: How the Government can and should act now to protect young people from exploitation by porn
Age verification, relevant technology – both can tackled through the Digital Economy Act. Which is what the public wants.
Neil O’Brien: Here are three urgent responses to China’s growing power – which we will soon have an opportunity to make
The Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy gives us the chance to act coherently and effectively.
The next National Cyber Security Strategy is due next year, and must have a strong focus on addressing this skills gap.
Claire Coutinho: Amidst the Great Global Data Divide, Britain must lead the charge for digital free markets
As a leading digital economy with new control over its trade policy, Britain is uniquely placed to help shape global rules in this emerging arena.
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.
Plus: virtual conferences are the way of the future. America’s vice-presidential debate worked. And: Fox deserved better from his WTO campaign.
The devolved Adult Education Budget ensures that every pound delivers more qualifications that employers actually want.
That was the norm of the past ten years, in the form of Farage’s parties. There’s no reason to assume that a new challenger won’t emerge.
Ben Everitt: Why the plan for a technical university in Milton Keynes offers new opportunities for higher education – and business
Free Schools spotted a gap in the market and provided a solution to fill it. This initiative has the potential to do the same.