This sector is hugely important to the UK economy, accounting for many jobs, as well as boosting trade. The Government must help it in these troubled times.
Several wonder how these big spending pledges are sustainable.
It represents an emergency call to arms – not a permanent transition towards a command society.
We republish a personal Tory manifesto first published by this site almost exactly five years ago.
If you believe in this idea of conservatism; if you want new faces at the table; if you share these ambitions, then please say so.
We need a Fair Trade-style rating or branding system for products based on the quality of working conditions undergone to create them.
For relief and refreshment from the hucksters of the present day, turn to Jesse Norman’s account of the great philosopher from Kirkcaldy.
What changed? When did we lose the global vocation that infused the Cabinet, Leavers and Remainers alike, two years ago?
Obama’s trade restrictions destroyed more jobs than they saved. Free trade has proven itself as the most remarkable mechanism to generate prosperity. Yet it is under attack yet again.
What can parents do? Avoid reading Robin Hood as a bedtime story? I asked around, and came up with a few answers.
Put harshly, it can be the ideology of the free-rider, the citizen who neglects the demands of citizenship.
The Prime Minister has shown determination and boldness – and the alternative is enormous tax increases under Corbyn.
A ‘relative’ cap on the difference between standard variable tariffs and acquisition tariffs could untie Adam Smith’s ‘invisible hand’ in the retail energy market.
Commonwealth members include some largest and richest countries plus some of the smallest and least developed – all can share in greater prosperity.
It’s time to defend and promote the ideas that have helped to bring globalisation – and in turn brought more wealth, peace and opportunity to billions of people.