Sir Iain Duncan Smith joins walkers from Haven House Children's Hospice and the Amy Winehouse Foundation (before the 'rule of six' distancing requirement came in) on part of a 10 mile walk from Haven House to Amy’s statue in Camden.
Sir Iain Duncan Smith welcomes the Bill but raises concerns about China's civil-military fusion strategy where intellectual property designed for civilian use may be purchased for military gain and calls on the Government to set up an external screening body to establish and investigate cases where this may now affect UK investments.
Sir Iain Duncan Smith urges the UK Government to take a lead in responding to China's disqualification of pro-democracy lawmakers in Hong Kong by imposing Magnitsky sanctions against individual officials starting with Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam.
The national lockdown may be ending next week, but the plan to introduce a toughened-up three-tier system to replace it does not sound like any meaningful let up in the devastating restrictions the country faces. Indeed, coming just before Christmas, it will be a hammer blow for shops and restaurants.
There is always an issue when an adviser obtains a public profile which competes with their leader. From Thomas Cromwell to Dominic Cummings, it almost always ends suddenly, but this time there is one significant difference – the public is deeply invested.