Health in the 2020s: a ‘prevention decade’ in health

Health in the 2020s: a ‘prevention decade’ in health

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How to transform the Government’s digital leadership

How to transform the Government’s digital leadership

Related Content   The call from the Prime Minister’s Senior Adviser, Dominic Cummings, for “data scientists, project managers, policy experts and assorted weirdos” has sent heads spinning in Westminster and on Twitter. But what does this mean in practice and where...
The free press and the fight against terrorism

The free press and the fight against terrorism

Related Content   Neil Basu, Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, head of counter-terror policing, is a man on a mission. It is in many ways a noble mission. As he spelled out in a lecture he gave last month to the Society of  Editors, he wants to...
First Fruits of Education Reform

First Fruits of Education Reform

Related Content   The UK should feel deservedly pleased with the results of this week’s PISA rankings. Since the last rankings three years ago, it has risen from 22nd to 14th in reading, from 15th to 14th in science and from 27th to 18th in maths. The last is a...
Some reasons for scepticism about a new War Powers Act

Some reasons for scepticism about a new War Powers Act

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