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The protection of the vulnerable and the economic success of the country depend on the rule of law, with equality of treatment under the law, says Robert Buckland QC MP

 

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Achieving the Chinese Dream?

As President Xi tightens the levers of power in China, Gerard Lyons reflects on the other questions raised – for the west and the world.

Read on

The Model of a Modern Solicitor General: thoughts on the Constitution in the time of Brexit

The protection of the vulnerable and the economic success of the country depend on the rule of law, with equality of treatment under the law, says Robert Buckland QC MP

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  • ‘RESHUFFLES WITHOUT TEARS’, BY THE RT HON JOHN REDWOOD MP

    January 12, 2018

    Reshuffles should aim for better government, says the Rt Hon John Redwood MP,  who explains there may be lessons from the private for the public sector:

    The Prime Minister’s reshuffle achieved her stated aims of changing the appearance of the Conservative party and bringing new talent into the lower levels of government. The array of new Vice Chairmen at Central Office look different, and  the Whips office has several new faces. 

    At Cabinet level three people left – Damian Green, Justine Greening and James Brokenshire. The three replacements were Esther McVey, Damian Hinds and Matthew Hancock. That left the Cabinet no more or less diverse than before. It does mean there is one more Leave voting member of the Cabinet, but still a strong Remain majority.  In that sense the Cabinet does not look like the country, but all of course must  now be committed collectively to the UK’s exit from the EU… 

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