We all have an interest in the truth. Knowing how this all started won’t bring anyone back, but it could prove vital to preventing the next pandemic.
He defends the Government’s approach to the Covid inquiry, in light of its commitments to “end the abuse of the judicial review”.
The tenth article in a new series on ConHome about how government might be made smaller, taxpayers better off and and society stronger – through strong families, better schools and good jobs.
Just as after World War Two, lockdown has hugely expanded the public’s expectations of the state – but hammered our ability to pay for it.
The upside of a new cross-party appointments process would be distance from the government of the day. The downside is the danger of boiling it down to a lowest common denominator.
What these messages reveal – if we needed telling – is that politicians and scientists were overwhelmed by a crisis for which they were unprepared and did not understand.
The former Health Secretary, and newfound star of reality TV, seems oblivious to the air of bogusness which hangs over so many of his claims.
In the recent state election in Victoria, the party secured swings against Labor in all the wrong places.
The policy had real and sometimes tragic costs, but it isn’t obvious they could have been as easily avoided as some make out.
A new column appears each week condemning this government for its treatment of young people. This is a genuine solution to myriad policy problems.
A Labour activist with an £85,000-per-annum sinecure left her unpaid Manchester counterpart to fight for British clubbing.
Sixty years after the Beeching Cuts, Britain’s trains face another defining moment, and the Government must make some vital choices.
Before the pandemic one in nine young people had a probable mental health condition. That number has now jumped to one in six.
As Blair realised, but his successor apparently does not, hysterical denunciations of political leaders are liable to prove counter-productive.
“Get Brexit Done, Unleash Britain’s Potential” was the 2019 slogan. The first was achieved in short order. The second is yet to be delivered.