Lower interest rates and monetary manipulation have been presented as the solution to our economic woes. But increasingly they create them.
The Government should back the fastest growing sector of the economy, demand transparency and send clear policy signals.
Our survey. Half of Tory members are satisfied with May’s transition deal. Almost two in five are dissatisfied.
That’s down from the seven in ten who backed the pre-Christmas EU agreement, but Downing Street may well think the finding could be a lot worse.
Henry Newman: The unified reaction to the Skripal affair suggests talk of Britain’s ‘isolation’ was premature
To listen to some commentators a few weeks ago, you’d have thought it was only EU membership – not shared interests and values – that brings allies together.
The current system has brought benefits, but it can be improved upon. Getting it right will improve both equality of opportunity and fairness.
UKIP’s decline will probably allow the three main parties to each claim an increased vote share. Afterwards, the Tories will still be the largest party in local government.
To me, it is clear that the UK could benefit from greater decentralisation. But, to repeat, that does not mean that new arrangements must be introduced now.
Here on the Isle of Wight, in essence one week will be taken off the end of the summer holidays and added on to the autumn half term to give a two week break.
But more of our Party member respondents want her to leave Downing Street before the next election than don’t – as in every survey since last June.
Our New Generation programme will be tasked with producing policies in areas that are of pressing concern to voters: tax, enterprise, housing, welfare.
Evidence is mounting that the Assembly simply doesn’t – and perhaps can’t – deliver good government consistently. But the deal which founded it is treated as holy writ.
His profound sense of failure, and scorching humility, live on in his notes to himself in his Prayers and Meditations.
In the post-leave springtime, it will be worth considering what would happen if all three were abolished and replaced by a single Turnover Tax.
Should new NHS spending be funded by a tax increase? Is Russia a threat to our security? The transition deal – good or bad?
Members of the ConservativeHome panel should find the monthly survey in their inboxes today.
Andrea Leadsom: It’s a year today until Brexit. Let’s continue to proclaim that it will be good for Britain.
The evidence points to a thriving City, and so I will continue to talk up our financial sector as the best game in town.