The Prime Minister tasked me, the Home Secretary and the Attorney General with leading the Government’s fight against crime.
The Government’s plans include introducing scorecards, as well as raising the victim surcharge offenders pay as part of their sentence.
The last in our mini-series of articles on ConservativeHome this week about prisons, policy and reform.
By reforming our Party to grow and become more engaged with its members, we will become an even stronger force for good.
The EU’s draft document suggests broad agreement on most of what we want. And the three bones of contention are surmountable.
The committee of which I’m a member recommends that the Government unilaterally commit to safeguard their rights. But this amendment does nothing to help.
If we want a competitive economy and fair taxation, we need to simplify the tax code – not give HMRC arbitrary powers which invite abuse.
Quietly, public support for getting on with delivering Leave will continue to swell.
Brexit would mean lower regulatory costs and greater opportunities for free trade on top of retaining a strong trading relationship with the EU.
After all, the Greens could be in power with Labour within a few weeks. So it’s time for Conservatives to confront the threat that they pose.
For all the understandable zeal about pursuing big business, not enough has been done to check HMRC’s abuse of ordinary working people.
A double-talking, flip-flopping, party of spendthrifts will aggravate – not salve – public mistrust of the political class.
Reforming strike laws would give power back to ordinary, moderate union members.