Economically, it could be transformational, as it has been in Norway, which established its fund back in the early 1990s. It is now worth over a trillion dollars.
Posts Tagged: Tory Manifesto 2017
The Cabinet Ministers who backed Leave have gone along with a payment of some £50 billion. But they are digging in their heels over the role of the court – rightly.
Nick Herbert: The question isn’t whether aid works. It does. The question is how it can work better.
The challenge for aid donors and recipients alike is to work together to improve its efficiency and effectiveness.
The Cabinet must have a clearer collective idea than it does now of what it wants to gain from a deal – and, in particular, how it intends to handle regulatory divergence.
Spreadsheet Phil must become Storyteller Phil – if his Budget is to succeed where the Tory conference failed
The Chancellor needs to help deliver the sense of direction so strikingly absent in Manchester last month, and indeed since last June’s election.
Patel got a lot done – in particular, improving international rules about emergency spending. Now her successor must work on an aid policy for Global Britain.
WATCH: Mercer – “After Brexit there is an increased role for the Armed Forces, and we’ve got to fund it”
“We need to talk about as a party what we look like after Brexit, and I hope that veterans’ care and being a party of defence means something.”
We have our reservations about the Foreign Secretary, but concede that he alone, of those Ministers who spoke this week, made the Tory message sing.
Simply banging on about the socialist 1970s will not cut it. We need our own vision. Focus on shared ownership as the model for new housing would be a good start.
Our take is that what matters to students at least as much as their finances in the future is their finances now. Miinisters should mull a universal maintenance loan.
A dignified old age should be a key legacy of the current Conservative government – here’s how we could make it a reality for everyone.
ConservativeHome’s proposals for Party reform, to avoid a repeat of the miserable snap election result.
We will have one shot at getting the revision of the Planning Framework right. This makes the next eighteen months critical for the Conservatives’ long-term future.
Cameron’s insistence on binding Britain to the OECD has undermined not just May’s vision for overseas development, but his own.
“The low point of the Conservative campaign has followed the manifesto launch,” we wrote. “The social care policy tanked, and Tory poll ratings fell with it.”