A major part of the problem is high tax rates driven by borrowing for higher education courses that they’d be better off not taking.
We should be aggressively backing UK manufacturing, science and green tech as a key plank of our recovery.
A new book, White Flag?, tries to sound the alarm. Will anyone listen?
But more money and powers need to be given directly to the North to drive further progress.
It is rare to hear the defence establishment talking plainly about the need to protect Britain against external threats.
Real change won’t happen until until technical courses gain equal esteem to academic ones.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is not some sort of rogue state but a key ally of the UK. And if we don’t sell to them, our competitors will.