The quest of Mel Stride and the Treasury Select Committee for sight of its elusive quarry contines.
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Here’s both what his team did and how it communicated – deploying the discipline of the second to boost the first.
The former Chief Adviser has had little to do with the negotiation recently, but his leaving has knock-on effects on it. Here’s why.
With her odd mixture of indiscretion and obedience, her contempt for liberal groupthink and love of freedom, she in many ways a useful ally.
Graham Brady: The Government must account properly for the full cost of lockdowns, restrictions – and Covid-19 itself
Publishing this information may lead to a more realistic understanding from the public of the real costs of the current strategy.
Our campaign for Government assessments of lockdown effects on lives and livelihoods begins to pay off
If this morning’s reports are correct, Sunak should be congratulated for starting to take action.
Pressure rises on Ministers to publish assessments of the impact of lockdowns, restrictions – and Covid itself
We urged the Government last week to do so. Others are also on the case – and the Daily Mail this morning publishes its own findings.
Ed Vaizey: Ending tax-free shopping for international visitors would be disastrous for the British economy
The policy will make the country less competitive on the world stage. Indeed, it’ll be the only one in Europe not offering VAT-free shopping.
Neil O’Brien: Here are three urgent responses to China’s growing power – which we will soon have an opportunity to make
The Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy gives us the chance to act coherently and effectively.
Three actions that Ministers must take if we’re to live without fear. Or else they and we will be lost.
If the public conversation about lives and livelihoods doesn’t change, we risk being trapped in semi-lockdown semi-permanently.
Johnson is being squeezed between dissenting local authorities, an increasingly divided Cabinet – and fundamental problems with test and trace.
Dean Russell: Why we must back this housing plan – for the sake of young people, first-time buyers, and people with lower incomes
I have been frustrated, but unsurprised, by the unfounded rhetoric by some opposition politicians to the Planning White Paper.
“Our task now is to move to the next stage of our economic plan, nurturing the recovery by protecting jobs through the difficult winter months.”
Without action, profitable firms may spend years paying back creditors rather than investing and creating jobs.
Neil O’Brien: Introducing the new Levelling Up Taskforce – and its first report on how we can measure progress
So how do we get more good, high-paying jobs into poorer areas? One specific opportunity relevant in a lot of Red Wall seats is advanced manufacturing.