Recommendations in a report from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Autism are well worth Ministers and others taking up.
Posts Tagged: Tory Manifesto 2015
Maria Miller: British expats deserve a lifelong right to vote – scrapping the 15-year limit is long overdue
A century on from the granting of Votes for Women we should honour our manifesto pledge to deliver Votes for Life. A new Private Member’s Bill offers the opportunity.
Alex Morton: Will this election deliver the Joe Chamberlain-style conservatism that May really wants?
In her belief in “the good that government can do”, she is quite unique in terms of UK political post-war history.
To date, May has been able to junk, water down or delay Cameron’s agenda with little blowback. The Budget NICs furore may change all that.
Plus: Hammond’s blunder. Peers’ folly. Stephen Hawking is not, repeat not, controlled by MI5. And: my inner Mary Whitehouse meets Katie Hopkins’ slack vagina.
And May’s reputation for straightforwardness risks damage from the Budget’s proposals for NICs.
Charged with managing Whitehall, trouble-shooting, clocking Sturgeon, and preparing government for Brexit, his workload would make lesser mortals crumble.
The harsh truth is that, nearly seven years into Conservative-led Government, we are still living beyond our means.
This is the right Minister in the right department. And though his room for manoeuvre is limited, he has a chance to make an impact on families policy.
James Cartlidge: The triple lock. The NHS. The aid budget. If there’s to be a snap election, we’ll need a new manifesto
And on Brexit, as one who campaigned for In, I say we should get on with it, and avoid the one outcome that is infinitely less preferable to Leave or Remain: limbo.
The fourth in a series of policy briefings.
The consequences of these sleights-of-hand now include two Ministers threatening to resign, PPS’s quitting, and rebellion from up to 50 Tory MPs.
WATCH: Fox – We can keep our immigration pledge. Or we can remain in the EU. But not both. We must choose.
As the Association AGM season looms, the former Defence Secretary issues a reminder of a key manifesto commitment from last May.
Though the news makes it even less likely that Britain will quit the ECHR – not that such a move is on the cards anyway.
Total trade will not rise if shops are open longer: it will merely be spread to different parts of the week, and so will not add to GDP.