The forgotten victims tend to be the taxpayer and small businesses – most of which can barely get hold of their local councillors, let alone ministers.
Changes are necessary, but they need to be based on evidence and evidence alone.
The sad truth is that many local Labour councils and local bureaucracies don’t want it: they’re scared of it.
That is why Reform is today calling for a new Civil Contingencies Select Committee, dedicated solely to scrutinising government’s resilience capabilities.
It contributes a tidy £6.75 billion in GVA to the national economy each year as a net contributor to Treasury coffers.
I believe so – but nonetheless, the balance of risks, driven by economic and political trends, has definitely shifted.
The National League needs to get organised, and compete for a fair share of the Sport Recovery Package.
For this year’s Senedd elections, vote for a Welsh Government that will work with the UK Government, not against it.
The Government can’t deliver levelling up without more supply-side change, localism and public service reform.
Providing small businesses with technology and training will accelerate our recovery from Coronavirus.
Among our recommendations today, Localis is urging central government to further reduce the tax burden on the pub sector.
The Government got “Brexit done” – and now wants to deliver on its pledge to spread “opportunity across the whole United Kingdom”.
Conservative messaging implies an implicit belief that there are no major state functions ripe for reform in any fiscal repair.
It will probe whether or or not Sunak can prepare the country for that future – and perhaps succeed Johnson himself, “one fine day”.
We hope that Finn, Newman and the rest of the new appointees provide a fresh sense of direction and purpose.