All protectionism will tell Red Wall voters is that the Government has lost its way.
Aggressive activists want to give the impression that there is no debate to be had, that anyone who dissents from their line is a bigot.
A new balance is needed between traditional British rights and the judicial activism of the Strasbourg court
Lithuania's rail network has always been a potential flashpoint. Now the West should be prepared for an escalation of the crisis
There is no real plan to revive economic growth or to bring down inflation, despite Britain already lagging behind much of the G7
History shows that voters punish ministers who are insufficiently Conservative, and the voter are always right.
Downing Street must be clearer and it must be bolder, or it could find itself paying a heavy political price for next week’s standstill
In the absence of a plausible explanation, we must conclude Lord Geidt was looking for a way out that didn't trigger the PM's downfall
If it has fallen victim to economic groupthink then the country’s elected representatives have a responsibility to do something about it
The Strasbourg decision was taken in such haste and amid such secrecy, it is hard to know what the reasoning was
With a majority of 80, the Government could introduce emergency laws tomorrow for minimum train services to run during industrial action
It is all very well blaming lawyers, but the Government has it within its power to change the law
Instead of appeasing her activists, it would be better for Scotland if the First Minister got on with the day job
It is conceivable that we will be in a recession by the time of the next Budget. This drift has to be arrested quickly
With NATO capitals preoccupied with the war in Ukraine, there is a danger of taking their eyes off what is happening in the Middle East
If we agree that there should be controls on economic migration then critics need to come up other options instead of only criticising
Attempting to please everyone risks pleasing no one
If Keir Starmer truly wants to represent the interest of workers, he needs unequivocally to condemn the RMT's actions
It is incumbent on cinema managers to face down intimidation and keep showing films that may upset some audiences
After a bruising week, Mr Johnson sees this policy as part of a “reset”. It must be enacted
The only measure of whether reforms are worthwhile is whether they improve patient care
The RMT is one of the last of the unreconstructed militant organisations that held the country to ransom in the past
Instead of trading excuses the various parties must sort this crisis out
Can the Prime Minister set out a direction of travel on the economy and stick with it?