The first piece in our mini-series on reducing the deficit explores ideas from addressing ‘grey welfare’ to closing Whitehall departments.
Posts by Dominic Raab MP
Dominic Raab is the Member of Parliament for Esher & Walton
Dominic Raab: The taxman is going easy on the super-rich, and hard on the rest of us. Here’s how to stop him.
If we want a competitive economy and fair taxation, we need to simplify the tax code – not give HMRC arbitrary powers which invite abuse.
Dominic Raab: This new year. Turbulence in Europe, but progress worldwide – and golden opportunities for Britain
Quietly, public support for getting on with delivering Leave will continue to swell.
Brexit would mean lower regulatory costs and greater opportunities for free trade on top of retaining a strong trading relationship with the EU.
The only vision of the fair society that strengthens, rather than saps, our economic competitiveness is the meritocratic kind that boosts social mobility.
Dominic Raab MP: The Green Party’s policies are dangerous – and we should start taking them seriously
After all, the Greens could be in power with Labour within a few weeks. So it’s time for Conservatives to confront the threat that they pose.
For all the understandable zeal about pursuing big business, not enough has been done to check HMRC’s abuse of ordinary working people.
Dominic Raab MP: Farage himself says that UKIP “isn’t passing the credibility test”. Here’s why he’s right.
A double-talking, flip-flopping, party of spendthrifts will aggravate – not salve – public mistrust of the political class.
Reforming strike laws would give power back to ordinary, moderate union members.
That’s to say, we need proper open primaries, a robust right of recall, fewer MPs and Ministers – and the Commons controlling its own business.
The Chancellor should make it plain today that high government spending and taxes threaten our prosperity. Here’s my three-stage plan for recovery.