Opinions

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 23/11/18

Last week, I spoke in the House of Commons during the debate on the Government’s Finance Bill. This is a very important piece of legislation, which contains several crucial measures to support employment and economic growth.

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 15/11/18

Last Sunday, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of the year, people from across the United Kingdom – and the world – marked one hundred years since the end of the First World War.

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 05/11/18

Last week Philip Hammond presented this year’s Budget to the House of Commons. It’s one of biggest Parliamentary events of the year, and there were several important announcements which I know will be very welcome here in Solihull.

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 12/10/18

One of the things which has really struck me about politics is something I first learned as a journalist: how vitally important it is to translate abstract facts and statistics into meaningful stories.

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 04/10/18

In my previous career as a consumer rights and personal finance journalist, a big part of my job was making economic stories interesting and accessible to everybody.

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 14/09/18

Last week, the Government announced that the West Midlands has won a UK-wide competition to be the first major national testbed for 5G mobile broadband technology.