The industry has committed to direct £100 billion into infrastructure such as energy generation, power networks, and housing. Politicians from all sides should want to see these measures become law.
The joint One Nation Caucus and Tory Reform Group conference last weekend, following the recent National Conservative Conference, are pointers to the shape of a possible future.
It should consider how it can give responsibilities to regional mayors and county councils.
The former Minister for Women and Equalities argues that they also should “get a grip” on “broader cultural issues”.
At Conservative Friends of Tech, we will bring together industry leaders, politicians, think tanks, and more to work out how to do so.
What is clear is that systematic phonics, followed by sustained teaching of reading, can tackle the literacy deficit.
Plus: The landslide that few dared to predict. How I once tried to become Monmouth’s MP. And: Happy Christmas to all my readers
Morgan is Culture Secretary from the Lords, Hart Welsh Secretary – and this holding operation presages a bigger reshuffle after Brexit at the end of January.
Plus: Leaders who will have to go and reflections on my eleventh general election. How things have changed.
Whilst individual ministers rise and fall, overall the Government goes to the polls with a lot of goodwill from grassroots Conservatives.
The retention of the post of Minister for Women is – at best – an irrelevance.
Nicky Morgan is MP for Loughborough and a member of the Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee. Access to independent, impartial ombudsmen should be a cornerstone of any democratic society that values transparency, justice and checks on power. Organisations offering services to the public – often at a cost of millions of pounds of taxpayer’s […]
Nicky Morgan is MP for Loughborough and a member of the Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee. We cannot have a solid economic recovery nor a growing private sector if our SMEs cannot expand. We need those businesses which started off as a great entrepreneurial idea keeping perhaps one or two people employed to start […]
Nicky Morgan is the prospective parliamentary candidate for Loughborough. David Cameron’s speech earlier this week makes thought-provoking reading for those of us aspiring to become Conservative MPs at the next election. The Party is, of course, quite right to examine the costs of MPs, quangos and politics generally. But as anyone running a business, particularly […]