In the media

Will Sunak or Truss finally stop a Conservative government tabling unconservative legislation?

By Lord Wei of Shoreditch / 31 July 2022 / Comments Off on Will Sunak or Truss finally stop a Conservative government tabling unconservative legislation?

True Conservatives believe in our ancient rights to be free: free to spend money and to put it to use how we see fit, free to take control over our sovereignty, and free to operate within the rule of law which should protect our freedoms of speech, privacy, and belief. Which of the candidates to…

Read More

conservativehome.com: Why Britain needs a sovereign wealth fund now more than ever

By Lord Wei of Shoreditch / 19 September 2021 / Comments Off on conservativehome.com: Why Britain needs a sovereign wealth fund now more than ever

The recent furore over National Insurance and social care has once again brought into focus the lack of resilience of our public finances. Putting aside the large National Debt we have and the deficit, or the vast amount of QE driving up asset prices everywhere, we seem to be endlessly stuck in a loop whereby…

Read More

conservativehome.com: To make lockdowns a thing of the past, we need a smart revolution in healthcare

By Lord Wei of Shoreditch / 26 July 2021 / Comments Off on conservativehome.com: To make lockdowns a thing of the past, we need a smart revolution in healthcare

Enough is enough. We need to start planning not to go back to the pre-pandemic normal, but for a different world in which we seek to both maximise our freedoms, but where lockdowns can really become a thing of the past, or at least become very unlikely or unnecessary. Why have we put ourselves in…

Read More

conservativehome: Ministers need to prepare now for the next sudden crisis – and trust people more as they do so

By Lord Wei of Shoreditch / 12 January 2021 / Comments Off on conservativehome: Ministers need to prepare now for the next sudden crisis – and trust people more as they do so

“Readers of my blog and ConHome will know that I have been a big advocate for using the crisis that is upon us to build a more resilient Britain – given that there will be many twists and turns both with the virus, and the many other shocks ahead as the climactic, geopolitical, and online…

Read More

BBC Radio 4: A Place Called Home: Lord Wei in Milton Keynes

By natwei_lngozg / 17 November 2020 / Comments Off on BBC Radio 4: A Place Called Home: Lord Wei in Milton Keynes

The youngest person in the House of Lords when he was given a peerage at the age of 33, Lord Wei meets Alice Thomson and Rachel Sylvester where he grew up in Milton Keynes. Listen [BBC Radio 4]

Read More

conservativehome: Like Peel versus the Corn Laws, the Conservative Party must use Brexit to slash the cost of living

By natwei_lngozg / 6 August 2018 / Comments Off on conservativehome: Like Peel versus the Corn Laws, the Conservative Party must use Brexit to slash the cost of living

Over the last decade, Conservatives in government have focussed significant efforts on two priority areas. The first has been putting power in people’s hands – through referenda, by handing back power to cities and elected Mayors, and through Brexit. We’ve also most recently – and quite rightly – put a lot of energy into addressing…

Read More

Telegraph: Lord Wei calls for national service for baby boomers

By Lord Wei of Shoreditch / 30 June 2012 / Comments Off on Telegraph: Lord Wei calls for national service for baby boomers

Baby boomers should be encouraged to complete “national service” for pensioners after they retire, according to David Cameron’s former Big Society tsar. Read the article [telegraph.co.uk]

Read More