Joseph Rachman

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Friday, 28 February 2020

Andrew Bailey deserves scrutiny - not an inquisition from Gina Miller

Andrew Bailey, who is set to take over as the Governor of the Bank of England 17 March, is coming …

By Joseph Rachman

Thursday, 27 February 2020

Closed schools, restricted travel, and medical rationing: what coronavirus could mean for the UK

Coronavirus has now infected 82,161 people, and killed 2,801. Even as the rate of infection apparently slows in China, home …

By Joseph Rachman

Monday, 24 February 2020

How conspiracy theories threaten to derail the response to coronavirus

The World Health Organisation has declared the world should prepare for a coronavirus pandemic. Despite an apparently slowing rate of …

By Joseph Rachman

Friday, 21 February 2020

Over-cautious Labour leadership candidates should be listening to Blair

When he gave his speech yesterday, on the 120th anniversary of the Labour party, little of what Tony Blair said …

By Joseph Rachman

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Migration: Is the new points-based system a sleight of hand?

The government unveiled its new “firm but fair” points-based immigration system today. This new system explicitly aims to reduce overall …

By Joseph Rachman

Monday, 17 February 2020

Beware Chinese rail companies offering half-price HS2

Hot on the heels of Huawei comes another Chinese offer to help “level up” British infrastructure. Late last week the …

By Joseph Rachman

Friday, 14 February 2020

Coronavirus: fresh questions of trust over Chinese figures

The introduction of a new method of counting the number of those infected with coronavirus, and the number of fatalities, …

By Joseph Rachman

Thursday, 13 February 2020

The new Cabinet in full

The long awaited Cabinet reshuffle has finally taken place, and with more drama than many expected. The most prominent scalp …

By Joseph Rachman

Thursday, 13 February 2020

Reshuffle: Javid resignation stuns Westminster

What was expected to be a modest reshuffle took a turn for the dramatic shortly before midday with the resignation …

By Joseph Rachman