The Transport Secretary, an early backer of Johnson for the leadership, has become one of the Government’s most trusted media performers
In this much-needed review, there needs to be a reassessment of its governance, transparency and accountability.
In a nutshell, the issue is that tightening monetary and fiscal policy at the same time could force the economy to a stuttering halt.
We should never forget the millions of people who are “just about managing” – they will find it harder to budget over the next few months.
Keynesian Macmillan got through four Chancellors in six years. We hope that Boosterist Johnson, who’s already lost one, doesn’t see this as a precedent.
Much of Westminster seems hell bent on pursuing net zero – never mind what this means for the average household.
All three PMs did about as well as anyone could in the circumstances, and all three, so far as one can see, are doomed.
The first piece in a ConHome mini-series this week on industrial strategy after the pandemic.
If only 6,000 people, with 45 contacts each, are infected every day, we will need a capacity of 276,000 tests just to keep up.
Plus: In my view, there is no case at all to merit a decision to do anything other than keeping the lockdown, maybe with a few tweaks.
The move back to two party politics of 2017 seems to be repeating itself this time round.
The Fixed Terms Parliament Act may pave the way to delivering Brexit by October 31. And for that, we can thank…
It must necessarily have a worldview. The question is whether or not this has caught up with the Brexit vote.
Disraeli defined conservatism as ‘love of country and an instinct for power’, and her successors should strive for her winning fusion of the two.
He was murdered by terrorists 40 years ago today. Now there is a new, exemplary biography of him.