There is a chance for the British state to be uniquely prepared for the tech revolution we are beginning to experience. Ministers must seize it.
A fairer deal for those who have to tolerate new power lines and pylons is the best way to reach Net Zero and secure Britain’s energy supply.
At last night’s Onward event, Damian Green claimed David Cameron’s “tens of thousands” pledge had been a political success. What decade has he been living through?
Apprenticeships have been an essential part of precision manufacturing for decades, but in much of our country it’s the degree scroll and the graduation ceremony that have become the hallmark of success.
New research from Onward suggests that despite their reputation, this generation has plenty of small-c Conservative instincts.
This powerful focus is too often today reserved for the separatists in the devolved administrations who aim to divide us.
“The problems faced by Margaret Thatcher and Nigel Lawson – and indeed George Osborne and David Cameron – are different from the crises and challenges we face today.”
The Levelling-Up Secretary was speaking at the launch of Onward’s new project designed to kickstart Conservative thinking ahead of the next election.
My note of caution is that if the Government changes the rules on ratios now, the noise about it will drown every other positive thing we try to do.
It quashes the housing market, reduces labour mobility and inescapably reduces the number of transactions. This is not contested: the Treasury accepts the point in its modelling.
A collection of responses to today’s statement from the CPS, IEA, ASI and others.