In the media

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 environment convulses in the years ahead." Read the article [conservativehome.com]

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]

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]

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 the housing crisis – a major driver of quality of life and social mobility not just for today’s generation but also for the voters of tomorrow. Read the article [conservativehome.com]