The public is absolutely exhausted of politicians who are only prepared to offer half measures, and to see our country limp along in a stupor of inaction and failure.
We have a Minister for London, but where on earth is the Minister for the North? I find it astonishing that this position has not been established.
The effect of the train strikes on attendance, the trauma of recent years, and the change in the nature of the Tory Conference itself leave the question hanging.
A timely report – from Ed Balls, no less – suggests that a lack of graduates is not the reason for our productivity deficit. Rather, our productivity deficit explains the lack of graduate-level jobs.
In many places that need levelling up, the real unemployment rate exceeds the number of job vacancies; labour supply is a greater problem in the South.
Truss and Clarke will inherit a good plan, and a strong agenda for delivering for the Red Wall – all they need to do now is deliver.
Her u-turn on regional pay for the public sector shows how difficult it will be to take on the ‘Blob’ holding Britain back.
The second part of a ConHome series this week on housing and planning in the wake of the Queen’s Speech.
A better funding balance between the Premier League and the rest would throw a lifeline to dozens of cherished local clubs.
Government requires a new spatial strategy for deciding where and how investment should be made.
There is evidence, however, that suggests that the move to abandoning all recent Tory traditions is not quite so straightforward.
It is only by embracing freedom and economic liberalism that we will make a real difference to those left behind.
I would like to reply, again, to Henry Hill – as part of our debate on the best way to build in Britain.