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Williamson must ensure that our Armed Forces have enough troops, that the MoD gets them the equipment they need, and help drive reform in NATO.
The Chancellor should also support life-long learning through training vouchers, and offer tax breaks for politically independent trade unions.
We should also be aware of any risks to privacy or individual freedom, but in Kent the technology is working well.
The Chancellor should commit to a Family Services Transformation Fund of £100 million over four years to help relationship support and post-separation support.
Plus: the official measure of inflation should be changed; student funding requires reform; and the Chancellor must prepare for No Deal.
Our proposals on how to do so will be brought forward next year. In so doing, we will drive our commitment to get net migration down to sustainable levels.
For the most part, capital in offshore centres is invested, fetching rates of return far in excess of the value that most government expenditure can generate.
To reduce investment in infrastructure or R&D is to take away from the future – just as surely as running up unsustainable debt does.
It’s not just a matter of output: developing this pioneering industry would support tens of thousands of British jobs and demonstrate global leadership.
Such as talent, or making good choices in life, or ability. But to point this out is to smash the leftist dogma of egalitarianism.
Introducing a program of Ofsted-Style ratings and special measures into the NHS was controversial at the time. But the move has paid off.
I have said previously that I believe the Government has been pursuing a sensible negotiating approach to date. I maintain that view.
Perhaps we will never be able to return it to political control, but decisions like this must be made more accountable to ministers, businesses, and consumers.
After leaving the EU, we must ensure we are well-positioned in terms of regulation, taxation, immigration and – crucially – foreign languages.