Long reads

To build a more agile Britain, our leaders need to help us buy back better

By Lord Wei of Shoreditch / 4 September 2022 /

The leadership contest we have just witnessed was like the political equivalent of Squid Game but without the bathos. The battle lines were relatively clear and on a 2 by 2 chess board with the degree to which you are fiscally conservative mapped out on the one hand (from being a high spend/high borrowing candidate…

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Setting the record straight on my work on East-West relations

By Lord Wei of Shoreditch / 31 July 2022 /

The following statement is in response to allegations relating to my past work on UK-China relations. In short, it accuses me of having met with Chinese people and organisations, which being from a Chinese background, I am likely to do and have done, some of which may have had links with the United Front and…

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Let’s figure out together how to stop lockdowns from happening again in future

By Lord Wei of Shoreditch / 15 March 2021 /

As the nation starts to look ahead to the future cautiously, it is time to take stock and reflect on what just happened and to ensure it doesn’t happen again, or if it does, to minimise the impact on our freedoms, economy, and health from having to lockdown in future.  If we are really honest,…

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We need a post-covid Marshall Plan (continued, part 2)

By Lord Wei of Shoreditch / 1 November 2020 /

So here we are again, and it seems not much has really changed since my first post in June 2020. Two strategies are being pursued or championed for how we deal with Covid-19 and its impact on us as a country. The first is to keep locking down partially or fully periodically until we find…

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We need a new Marshall plan for the post-covid age

By Lord Wei of Shoreditch / 24 June 2020 /

I grew up in Milton Keynes in a tough estate where the slums were relocated from East London in the last century. Whilst I cannot with honesty say the town has developed the kind of urban cultural gritty feel of my beloved Shoreditch, it is certainly a place where the kind of innovation we associate…

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A Place Called Home

By natwei_lngozg / 15 August 2017 /

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Envisage: Changing the way that Britain transitions into later life

By natwei_lngozg / 4 April 2017 /

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Implications of Brexit for the UK’s trade in non-financial services with the EU

By natwei_lngozg / 22 March 2017 /

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Lord Wei speaks on National Citizen Service Bill

By natwei_lngozg / 25 October 2016 /

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Better protection for users of online platforms urged by Lords Select Committee

By natwei_lngozg / 20 April 2016 /

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