The final article in the author’s five-piece series on how Britain must prepare for March 31 2019 – and has less than 600 days to get it right.
Posts Tagged: Energy
Electricity use in a high-rise is nearly two and a half times greater than in a low-rise.
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.
Decades of haphazard policy have left Britain with a patchwork reactor system which is expensive to run and proving tricky to replace.
Rather than price caps and nationalisations, there is a chance to help consumers with tax cuts and regulatory reform.
The Queen’s Speech provides concrete facts to grip on to and analyse, and a clear indicator of how the Government intends to lead our country.
A lot on Brexit; not much elsewhere. The lack of a majority leaves the Prime Minister exposed – whatever may happen with the DUP.
Those making the economic case already faced an uphill struggle – now their argument is “contaminated by association”.
Our survey and the manifesto. How party members ranked the policies – from Brexit to the energy price cap. Full list.
Willingness to leave the EU with no deal, but to pay for specific programmes, is popular. Intervention in businesses and the economy is not.
Her new administration would be on the right side on the big issues – Brexit, immigration, Islamism; and would likely feel its way towards the right answer on the economy and trade.
Several new investment vehicles will put Theresa May’s belief in “the good that government can do” into action across multiple sectors.
The typical annual utility bill equates to around £3.50 a day. Even the right policy approach is unlikely to reduce this to much below £3 a day.
Rather than pay a Winter Fuel Allowance it would be better to help pensioners use less energy.
Ryan Bourne: May has chosen to occupy the centre, rather than try to shift it. This bodes badly for Britain, Brexit – and the economy.
The basic principles of limited government, economic and civil liberties, freedom and equality under the law are almost entirely absent from her programme.
The Prime Minister’s manifesto will have its flaws, but she has grasped the implications of Brexit more surely than any other senior politician.