The worst outcome would be long-term contracts that turn out to be bad value, and which no one feels like they signed up to.
Russia is running out of time be able to split Europe with high gas prices: it looks now as though it won’t. In this round of energy blackmail, Putin has come off no better than Arthur Scargill.
It would not only bring practical benefits for the present, but could provide a means of easing societal problems in the future.
It is an essential British interest that Putin’s efforts to split Germany, France and Italy from the front line states fails.
NATO must stand united against Russia’s desire to restore Soviet hegemony.
The international community must set out consequences for Beijing’s flagrant breaches of international treaties.
Children make up around 20 per cent of the population – yet CAMHS only receives 6.4 per cent of mental health spending.
My view is that the only way to help square this circle is to rediscover our concern for public service reform.
We can expect greater divergence, whether we like it or not, and should focus on our diplomatic relationships outside the bloc.
Our experience suggests arrivals stores could boost UK airport passenger spending by between 20 and 30 per cent.
Changes are necessary, but they need to be based on evidence and evidence alone.
Some are having fun with Alan Duncan’s diary revelation that Tobias wants Svetland to become a UK spaceport. They shouldn’t.
I believe that so prosperous a nation can and should stop the apparent pain and trauma that the mammals suffer when harpooned.
The suspension of the vaccine will lead to more problems in areas that are already struggling with their roll outs.
Across the world’s poorest counties, it is predicted that at least 90 per cent of people in 67 low-income countries won’t get vaccinated this year.