s the world’s centre of economic gravity shifts eastwards, it is projected to be generating more than half of global growth by 2050. So we’re building more diverse supply chains, reducing our dependence on hostile powers, and establishing partnerships in cutting-edge technologies.
The UK’s cheapest project is only barely cheaper than France’s most expensive; on average, Brits pay two and a half times more (on a per mile basis) than their French counterparts to build the same length of track.
Having fewer babies would certainly mean fewer Carbon emitters. But celebrating population decline ignores the many dire consequences of a shrinking tax-base.
A new book of essays edited by David Gauke suggests a view that is more centre than right – at least, to judge by their authors.
The twenty-sixth article in a new series on ConHome about how government might be made smaller, taxpayers better off and and society stronger – through strong families, better schools and good jobs.
“More than talk and language, actions are what matter, and we have taken robust action where necessary since I became Prime Minister.”
We need to look at improving efficiency, and new ways of doing things. Many who work in the NHS are frustrated with the waste of both time and money, resulting from inefficient practices and poor management.
This isn’t the time for ambiguity, but clarity: now give them the tools so they can finish the job and free all their territory, including Crimea.
As I vote on legislation passing through Parliament, I notice a steady stream of laws that we could not have passed were we still in the EU.
Should conservative parties pursue liberal-minded centrist support or compete against far-Right populists for working-class voters?
I declare an interest: I am one of the few MPs with a degree in mathematics. And I have never felt like a data-entering robot…
There is much that we can offer the region thanks to our expertise in many of the twenty-first century’s key industries.
If Sunak and Truss are remotely serious about either improving Britain’s long-term growth rate or competing with China, they must make our country a science superpower.
For all the Government’s faults and Johnson’s flaws, it’s untrue that Conservative Ministers make no difference – as the sacking of Qari Asim demonstrates.
This list of allies and partners includes Australia, Israel, South Korea, Japan, Oman, Qatar and Singapore.