How its mass insulation scheme went wrong. Plus: let Politics Live thrive, Cummings travel, and ask yourself: why can’t we all just get along?
While the Government has been focussed on “levelling up” and other domestic issues, it’s time to consider the UK’s position on the world stage.
What normalisation should mean is the return to a functioning market economy where our wants and needs are met in today’s circumstances.
When a government takes money out of it, it is creating unseen costs. Subsidising jobs is no more a route to growth than smashing windows.
The vast majority of those who follow the rules have enabled those of us outside Leicester to avoid a second lockdown so far.
As regular readers of this column might expect, they’re not cheerful page-turners. But they may well change your life.
It should be remembered that the arts contributes more to Britain’s international earnings, in the aggregate, than does the City of London.
It was superb to see responsible local businesses investing, and ensuring a safe and socially distanced experience for their customers.
When it decided to be the Party of Brexit, when it decided that it should focus on Red Wall voters, the Conservative Party made its choice.
I could reveal how it was made available to me, but I’d have to shoot you were I to tell you.
Also: Plaid suspend high-profile candidate over antisemitic comments; DUP call on O’Neill to ‘step aside’; and Anglesey spared shake-up of Welsh seats.
But they have hugely different views on economic policy to PiS, and consider its pro-Catholicism naive at best.
There is still time for the president to show leadership on this issue, but the window of opportunity is narrowing.
I see my role as being that of an honest broker in a fluid situation. I’m determined not to put information out because I want to be first with the news.
Never underestimate the power of Labour. Its message of helping the underdog and the poor is enduring, still popular and extremely potent.