Opportunists will try to lay it all at the door of Brexit. But the truth is more complex – not least given rising wages and the knock-on effects of Trump’s tax cuts.
“Some of these forecasts and inherently uncertain… I think it is fair to say that some of these forecasts have proven wrong in the past.”
Right now, a whole host of things are said to be top infrastructure priorities. Yet, remarkably, housing is not among them. This needs to change.
Staff and public distrust of the Conservatives is so great that it is impeding vital reform.
He never resolved his conflict between being brought up to repress his emotions and as a politician having to express them.
Plus: the official measure of inflation should be changed; student funding requires reform; and the Chancellor must prepare for No Deal.
Perhaps we will never be able to return it to political control, but decisions like this must be made more accountable to ministers, businesses, and consumers.
Not only would many borrowers feel pain, but the Opposition might well be tempted to seize the chance to pile on the pressure.
Simply banging on about the socialist 1970s will not cut it. We need our own vision. Focus on shared ownership as the model for new housing would be a good start.
The Government must do much more to promote universities, apprenticeships and FE colleagues equally to ensure that young people get the skills they need.
The origin of this toxic US mortgage lending was Bill Clinton’s extension of the Community Redevelopment Act, designed to encourage minority home ownership.
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Westminster is streets ahead of most boardrooms in dealing with intense media scrutiny.
Circumstances dictate a suck-it-and-see Autumn Statement – but also one that can transcend its own caution by pointing to a visionary landscape ahead.
She needs the larger majority that a poll would deliver if she is to achieve her programme at a time of pre-Brexit turbulence.