Author Archives for Robert Colvile

August 2019 articles

Give Corbyn some credit –  he helped to deliver Brexit
Give Corbyn some credit – he helped to deliver Brexit
When the history books are written, Boris Johnson may well be remembered as the man who delivered Brexit. But there [...]
August 20, 2019
Free schools show how hard it can be to battle the Blob
Free schools show how hard it can be to battle the Blob
It was Michael Gove who popularised the term “the Blob” to describe the establishment forces battling his education reforms. It’s [...]
August 13, 2019
Free ports could turn Brexit to our economic advantage
Free ports could turn Brexit to our economic advantage
One of the most exciting shifts in policy under the new government has been its whole-hearted embrace of free ports. [...]
August 6, 2019
Here’s one simple tax trick that Boris Johnson could borrow from Donald Trump
Here’s one simple tax trick that Boris Johnson could borrow from Donald Trump
It’s been great to see the new government hit the ground running, and even better to see it focus on [...]
August 1, 2019