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.
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.
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.
Governments are more likely to help create conditions for it by seeking economic growth, rather than well-being.
We need to give innovators space to succeed (and fail), citizens more power online and off, and keep our country competitive.
The second article in a three-part series explaining why adapting to a society and economy shaped by technology is key.
The battlegrounds of the next election, as well as the wider economy, are being shaped by new technology.
To date, they have had to endure a parade of candidates speaking to Westminster, from Westminster, about Westminster.
The march of technology stops for nothing – not even Brexit – and the businesses and regions which embrace it will be the winners of the future.
There are no certainties – at least, until it’s too late – so the UK should err on the side of caution.
Saving our planet will require a very eclectic bunch of policies. The task calls for moral courage and grinding common-sense.
Hancock’s willingness to embrace such innovation is encouraging, and will bring sizeable benefits.