If Sunak and Truss are remotely serious about either improving Britain’s long-term growth rate or competing with China, they must make our country a science superpower.
Not even the best reforming Minister I’ve ever seen can smooth out disagreements between the Treasury and Downing Street.
The irony of the last six weeks of social distancing and self-isolation is that the pandemic has brought us closer together in spirit.
By engaging properly with the local community, the developer has won local consent for four times as many homes as originally proposed.
The point here is the electoral trade-off between what could plausibly happen in the capital and the provinces – with Corbyn entering Downing Street in consequence.
Alex Morton and the rest of our research team have spent weeks crunching the numbers to ensure that they stack up
When you’re worried about your child’s school, politicians look remote when they sound more interested in acronym bingo on whether we should look more like Canada or Norway.
This week, the Party has a chance to turn Brexit, a trouble-plagued leadership, and directional uncertainly from problems into an opportunity.
The Government should consider setting up a domestic policy Cabinet sub-committee to help alleviate the Brexit bandwidth problem.
May kept astride the Home Office tiger through relentless, grinding work and fearsome, dedicated SpAds. If Rudd can’t do the same, she risks being eaten.
A catspaw of Osborne? A competitor to Policy Exchange? A resource for a modernising leadership candidate? The truth is more subtle and interesting.
That’s the head of the Downing Street Policy Unit, the Chair of May’s Policy Board, the most important Minister you’ve never heard of…and our former columnist.
It’s predominately a tight-knit group of former staffers who’ve worked together before. No change there. But it has a more provincial and state school feel.