Matt Warman MP argues that the appearance and the reality of government must change to address concerns about a crisis of confidence in democracy, as polling reveals an astonishing lack of trust in elected officials to act in the public interest.
New polling shows public awareness of and faith in elected officials is appallingly low, fuelling a feeling of powerlessness that risks damaging mainstream politics. Politicians need new ideas to engage the public to truly govern by consent.
Small and medium businesses are the lifeblood of the British economy but many fail to scale up because they are reluctant to take on the borrowing they need due to a lack of trust in big banks.
NHS pay is opaque, outmoded, and rising nearly three times as fast as claimed. Reform is needed to address gaps in care between rich and poor areas and incentivise staff performance, says new CPS report - 'An NHS Bonus'.
The government has annouced a new mental health deal for university students which adopts several proposals from Helen Whately MP's essay in 'New Blue: Ideas for a New Generation'.
The CPS launches a competition, backed by Liz Truss, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, to save taxpayers money in order to fund the things voters want.