This will be our last big chance to send a strong message to the people who are supposed to lead our country.
Posts Tagged: Bank of England
William Keegan’s memoir describes with ebullient good humour how he covered half a century of bad news.
All I am trying to do is give impetus to a national conversation about how our education system should prepare our young people for the future.
Stephen Booth: Brexit and the economy. There are ups, there are downs. But whatever happens, our fundamentals remain strong.
A flexible labour market, a well-regarded legal system, and comparatively favourable demographics relative to the major European economies are all valuable assets.
Chloe Westley: A message to Remain politicians and their second referendum plot. Vote Leave Two would end your careers.
These politicians have no idea about the wave of contempt that will engulf them, just as they didn’t understand England outside the M25 in 2016.
The Moggcast. Beware “ridiculously inflated” rebellion predictions – the vote on the deal “will be a close result”.
Rees-Mogg discusses Carney’s “improper” rule at the Bank of England. Plus: his surprise at becoming the subject of an Ashcroft biography.
Iain Dale: Why is May making her case to 35 million people won’t vote on her deal? And not to the 650 or so who will?
Plus: Keep the Brexit TV debate simple. Giving Allin-Khan and Duncan a piece of my mind. And: Carney – we’ve heard it all before.
Making London a truly global financial centre again, with all that would imply for Britain’s place in the world, could quickly become more attractive than the apathy of decline, however proudly sovereign.
This type of relationship would reflect the existing pattern of UK-EU trade. It is a compromise that should win support amongst pragmatists.
However, the Shadow Chancellor insists that a shift towards a ‘broader mandate’ would not entail curbing the Bank’s independence.
Lower interest rates and monetary manipulation have been presented as the solution to our economic woes. But increasingly they create them.
The Treasury should be saved from itself by bringing the Party Chairman in to scrutinise the Autumn Budget before it is finalised.
The Government needs to present a persuasive explanation of why interest rates are set to rise further
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.”
Natalie Elphicke: Not since the moon landings have we built 300,000 houses a year. Here’s how that target can be met.
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.