At the Parliamentary event I hosted, Ruth March from AstraZeneca explained how precision medicine meant we could eradicate all deaths from cancer in her lifetime.
There are few policies that do not require additional spending or borrowing that have the potential to deliver such a profound windfall.
When I was responsible for the £600 million a year London Development Agency, I was shocked at how much management focus was just on getting money out of the door.
As a former Health Secretary and chair of the Health Select Committee, the new Chancellor understands the arguments, and is in a unique position to unblock the blockage.
The stand off is no longer between the Arab world and Israel, but between Palestinians and Israel. When both sides want so much from each other, there is space for a deal.
At present, we are languishing in the polls. However, if we keep their reputation for being good on the economy, then the public may decide to give us another chance.
At the very least, we need an Office for Economic Growth, as proposed by both Kemi Badenoch in her leadership bid and the former Treasury minister, Lord Agnew.
Both candidates agree: there is a “Treasury orthodoxy” that damages economic growth. Coming from an ex-Chancellor and a former Chief Secretary, that is a powerful charge.
All the differences between Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss pale in comparison to the gulf between our party and Labour.
There are at least half a dozen candidates who would make very good prime ministers, but the list must me whittled down to one, and my choice is Sunak.
We don’t need a new tax system on food, but instead to reform the one we already have to make it more rational, and indeed simpler.
The Government should learn from how Johnson got the trains to run on time when he was Mayor of London.
As one Cabinet Minister put it to me recently, the Treasury has never been interested in growth, just in collecting taxes.
We need our own local champions campaigning on local issues. As their campaign strategy says: you win where you work.