At one point he even started firing questions back at me from the stage, putting paid to the moderators’ hopes of continuing the Q&A.
Building the northern sections first could provide a springboard for further projects and combat the idea that the former Mayor of London is too capital-focused.
Lord Owen said the country sees a London elite trying to stop Brexit.
Big business has become too reliant on the drug of cheap labour from abroad. It should start preparing to kick the habit now.
Lord Forsyth of Drumlean is a former Secretary of State for Scotland. Of course a lot can happen in two years, but the Eastleigh by-election suggests we might be heading for a Labour or Lib/Lab administration at the next general election as the centre-right vote is split by UKIP. Both would ruin the country with […]
Lord Forsyth of Drumlean is a former Secretary of State for Scotland. The SNP got 45% of the votes in last May's elections to the Scottish Parliament and won a clear majority of the seats. Our Liberal Democrat Coalition partners – who have consistently argued for more devolution to defeat the nationalists – lost every […]
Michael Forsyth is a former Secretary of State for Scotland. During the second reading debate on the Scotland Bill, the Secretary of State for Scotland described the legislation as the largest transfer of fiscal powers from central government since the creation of the United Kingdom. He was right and it is being done with almost […]
Lord Forsyth of Drumlean was Secretary of State of Scotland between 1995 and 1997. He chaired the Conservative Party's Tax Reform Commission and is a member of the House of Lords Select Committee on Economic Affairs. He is also on the Board of the Centre for Policy Studies which today publishes his new paper (co-authored […]
Lord Forsyth of Drumlean was Secretary of State of Scotland between 1995 and 1997. He is speaking alongside Philip Hammond MP and Irwin Stelzer at a Politeia fringe meeting – Banks, Booms and Busts – tonight at the Hilton Hotel, Deansgate, Manchester, between 6pm and 7.30pm. The American commentator Willam Safire, who died last month, […]