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Posts Tagged: Technology
The Government’s scheme is deeply problematic and there’s a potential Commons majority against it.
Here’s how we combine climate action and nature regeneration with fairness and levelling up.
Local leaders must be given the power to take greater responsibility in achieving net zero.
The first piece in a mini-series on ConHome this week on Net Zero and climate change.
Finding cost-effective solutions is one of the biggest challenges we face as a country over the next decade.
A requirement for digital-only proof raises questions around reliability and digital exclusion.
John Redwood: The UK’s reliance on cheap labour to fill occupational shortages has always been wrong – and a barrier to innovation
If a business has easy access to low paid labour it will put off improving its technological processes.
Julian Brazier: The Integrated Review is groundbreaking, but doesn’t go far enough in addressing the Army’s weaknesses
It can become the best again, but only if the land forces element is revisited in the Government’s proposal.
George Freeman: This new report shows how we can build on Britain’s vaccine success to make the best of Brexit
The TIGGR document on regulation published today focuses on playing to our strengths in the highest growing sectors of tomorrow.
Our vaccination programme is proof of what can be achieved when science and industry is backed by the power of the state.
Chris Skidmore: To keep up with our G7 colleagues, we must increase our spending on innovation and research
Currently the UK spends around 1.7 per cent of its GDP on R&D. Yet the US and China are heading towards three per cent GDP, and others even more.
Benedict Rogers: 32 years after the Tiananmen Square massacre, China’s human rights abuses continue. Here’s how the UK responds.
Three decades on, the regime’s character has not changed – but its tactics have become more sophisticated.
Nicky Morgan and Damian Collins: Ministers must make Britain’s world-leading tech sector a top priority
At Conservative Friends of Tech, we will bring together industry leaders, politicians, think tanks, and more to work out how to do so.
Jason Reed: Obesity rates are at a critical point. But campaigners’ plans to tackle the issue are deeply flawed.
Children’s health is too often weaponised as a justification for pushing through all sorts of unnecessary new punitive taxes and regulations.