The new Home Secretary wants to uphold traditional British means of maintaining liberty and the rule of law.
Energy wonks like to equate reforming the electricity market to replacing the engine of an aeroplane in mid-flight. Let us hope that Britain’s new pilots are up to the task.
If Truss is set on rewriting the Integrated Review, she will need bandwidth at the top of govenment to do so effectively, given the awesome scale of the economic challenges facing her.
Take the case of a Nigerian national who was sentenced in 2016 to four years in prison for offences including possessing crack cocaine and heroin with the intention to supply. The First-tier Tribunal allowed his appeal against deportation on grounds deportation was irreconcilable with Article 8.
Outsourcing to arms-length groups and insufficient departmental reviews have created a democratic deficit.
A panel assembled by Policy Exchange addressed the question, “Conservatism: What Do We Want From The Next Prime Minister?”
High-performing settings should be given greater leeway to experiment with different arrangements – flexibility is key.
It’s not reassuring that departments are responsible for marking their own homework in relation to alleged breaches of the Code.
The shock-absorber is a looser fiscal policy. Although the budget deficit is higher than one would like, the good news is that it is falling sharply.
The response to the Marble Arch Mound showed how effectively bad architecture can be weaponised as a tool to extract political capital.
Constant criticism has distracted from the strategy’s essential focus: stopping people from becoming supporters of terrorism or terrorists themselves.
The Environment Secretary, in charge of the seven-year transition from the Common Agricultural Policy, prefers to do good by stealth.
Give residents a say in turning neglected garages and parking alleys into attractive new housing. Fewer towers, less greenfield development.
Our international obligations do not oblige us to accept people attempting to reach this country from a safe country.
There are plenty of interesting ideas in here, but they add up merely to trying to do established policy a little better.