It stretches credulity to just assume that rent-seeking or uncompetitive markets account for all British top wealth.
Posts Tagged: Amazon
Rory Stewart: Of course there’s a climate emergency. Here’s a wide-ranging Conservative programme to tackle it.
Saving our planet will require a very eclectic bunch of policies. The task calls for moral courage and grinding common-sense.
Nevertheless, tax alone won’t solve our challenge. Instead we must reshape the high street experience – as we’re starting to do in the West Midlands.
His TUC account of the harm that some businesses can do should be balanced by one of the good that more do – and by projecting a personal theology of wealth creation.
Ze’ev Portner: The Conservatives could win over lifelong Labour voters, like me, by championing those trapped on low wages
Middle class Corbynistas are more concerned with the rights of Palestinians than they are with working conditions to be found in an Amazon warehouse in Staffordshire.
Its reputation and market share has taken a buffeting recently, but its position is recoverable.
The Conservatives need a strategy to dominate VR, a presence in voice-controlled tech and – yes – a ‘Maybot’ chatbot.
Interview: Kemi Badenoch – “I’m not really left-leaning on anything…I always lean right instinctively”
She voted for Davis in 2005, and her hero is Airey Neave: “The escape from Colditz is I think probably the coolest thing any British politician has ever done.”
Jon Aydon: The north’s Labour leaders have gained new powers and money – now they must present a vision to match
Decades of under-investment in transport are being corrected – but we need an ambitious strategy for what comes next.
Iain Dale: The biggest gossip in politics is interviewed by the biggest gossip in politics and names the biggest gossip in politics
Plus: The decline of books. Morgan sees off the cult of Mogg. Why I won’t fly RyanAir. And: As I reach a significant birthday, I mull writing my autobiography…
She cannot be a stationary establishment figure when faced with the restless mood of the voting public. She must move forwards – or we risk a 1997-style wipeout.
Alex Morton: Here’s a radical but workable plan for the Budget. Trade off simplified tax reliefs for lower marginal rates.
He could commit to some tangible metrics – i.e: reducing the tax code in length by 25 per cent by 2019, or pledging to abolish three taxes in each budget.
The harsh truth is that, nearly seven years into Conservative-led Government, we are still living beyond our means.
There is no prospect for reform unless Britain votes to leave and forces a new agenda on Europe’s elites.