Brussels gold-plates global standards, the Basel rules, and applies them to all banks of all sizes.
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Anthony Browne: Policy Gains from Brexit 1) We need more debate about what to do when we take back control
Most of the sound and furore about making it happen is all about means, but there has been virtually no debate about the ends.
But although the era of austerity is coming to a close, we are emphatically not rejecting the need for ongoing discipline with the public finances.
Lord Ashcroft: Voters’ test for any Brexit deal. Britain mustn’t be out of Europe…but still run by Europe.
It comes down to whether people feel that the outcome has delivered May’s goal that the UK should “regain control of our own money, our own laws and our own borders”.
Selling off the Royal Bank of Scotland without taking the chance to widen share ownership would be a wasted opportunity.
As Conservatives, we have a duty to protect and defend people who have historically been left without access to legal credit.
Stephen Booth: The immigration policy that voters want post-Brexit puts control first – and a reduction very much second
Overall, our new report suggests that public attitudes towards immigration – and indeed leaving the EU – are not fuelled by racism or intolerance.
Abhishek Sachdev: Small and medium-sized businesses are being exploited by banks which abuse their power
Thousands of businesses have suffered material harm as a result of sharp practice against which they have no recourse.
George Freeman: We need a new Chairman and team at CCHQ to lead a radical programme of Conservative renewal
Let’s have Policy Board outside of the constraints of the Government machine – and a commission on what Britain should look like post-Brexit.
The origin of this toxic US mortgage lending was Bill Clinton’s extension of the Community Redevelopment Act, designed to encourage minority home ownership.
What would WTO mean? 2) Christopher Howarth: Financial services and data sharing can be managed without a fully-fledged deal
The absence of a trade agreement with the EU should not concern us – there are swift, practical ways to overcome possible issues.
The Prime Minister’s manifesto will have its flaws, but she has grasped the implications of Brexit more surely than any other senior politician.
The former fear that it will revive what they believe are business-unfriendly ideas about foreign takeovers and workers on boards.
Westminster is streets ahead of most boardrooms in dealing with intense media scrutiny.
We should take the opportunity to remind ourselves what real progress means and rededicate ourselves to its cause.