James Forsyth

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  • Nov 8, 2022
    Rishi Sunak is back from his first overseas trip as Prime Minister. Despite Downing Street having initially said he wouldn’t go, Sunak did travel to Cop27, the international...
  • Oct 7, 2022
    Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng wanted to shake things up. They were radicals in a hurry, keen to show that Britain was under new economic management. Theirs would be an unapologetic...
  • Sep 9, 2022
    The Queen was the model constitutional monarch  
  • Aug 12, 2022
    Between 1992 and 2002, the UK experienced a period of benign economic growth. Known as the Nice (non-inflationary constant expansion) decade, it feels like a very long time ago....
  • Aug 9, 2022
    The debate about energy in the UK has largely concentrated on just how high prices will go. This is understandable given how seismic the October and January increases in the energy...
  • Jul 7, 2022
    In the end, the Prime Minister was damaged irreparably before he resigned on Thursday. The confidence vote wounded him. Then two by-election defeats revealed that people were voting...
  • Feb 18, 2022
    In this deadly battle of democracies versus autocracies, the West must collaborate on tech and spend more on defence.