Supporting businesses to start and grow is a key part of our modern industrial strategy.
Such a phased withdrawal is not necessary, and it provides unnecessary succour to those as yet unreconciled to our leaving the EU.
Warwick Lightfoot: The right post-Brexit farming policy could unleash agricultural innovation and lighten the load on consumers
Reform must be phased, to allow farmers to adapt, but it will pay dividends.
Few people want to stop skilled workers coming to the UK. But many voters understandably want better integration of new arrivals.
From Bourne’s and Wolverine’s suffering at the hands of big government, to Peter Parker’s apprenticeship with Iron Man, cinema is full of ideas.
Capping the value of land adjacent to a new motorway, and recouping a charge from those who develop it, would help fund essential new roads.
Henry Newman: There will be a Brexit transition period – but it is unlikely to be via the EEA or EFTA
For all the talk of an “off the shelf” solution, those available would cross Brexiteer red lines.
Brexit, housing, public sector pay, education, and industrial strategy should be the the stars by which ministers set a course for victory in 2022.
Julian Knight: We can help make the case for capitalism by empowering consumers and customers. Here’s how.
We must show people how markets can make life better for ordinary families by broadening choice, spurring innovation, and driving down prices.
More powers for Andy Street in the West Midlands should just be the start.
The ban on petrol and diesel cars by 2040 sends a good long-term signal, but we need tougher measures to address the short-term damage.
If everyone had the opportunity to attend a private school then, by definition, they couldn’t be elite.
Joy Morrissey: Let’s be clear. It’s the Left that drives political abuse, thuggery and intimidation.
The endless disparaging references to ‘the Tories’ is not a smear on a particular MP or activist branch, but on the millions of their fellow citizens.
Graeme Archer: I’m a gay man – not “LGBTQ+”. Here’s why Tories mustn’t play the transgender identity politics game.
Why not define your race – it has much less genetic basis than gender, after all? Or your IQ, your disability status, your nationality?
It is believed that the Conservatives will again have a poor campaign, and that voters will punish them further on economic grounds. I believe this is heuristics, not thorough analysis.