In a balanced economy, the north would produce around £70 billion more. Here is one way to help close that gap.
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Nicky Morgan: Chope’s upskirting ban veto, and no-deal hard Brexiteers – fellow travellers in the campaign to wreck modernisation
It says it all, really, that an older male Tory MP should object to outlawing a sexual crime which makes use of twenty-first century technology.
James Price: More borrowing and higher taxes are not the only – or even the best – way to free up more money for the NHS.
But some of the reforms listed above would improve the quality of healthcare, save money and set the service on a more long-term footing.
James Palmer: Cambridgeshire is well placed to benefit from the broader international trade that Brexit will offer
Metro Mayors can play a crucial role – but a Government cave-in on leaving the customs union risks missing the potential of the global economy.
The Prime Minister say it’s important “we recognise the concerns that people have about the role of parliament”.
WATCH: Braverman says that “tying the hands of government” has a “detrimental consequence” for the UK-EU negotiations
The Brexit minister says the government needs “as much flexibility as possible to go back and negotiate with the EU”.
The Prime Minister discusses how her “ten-year plan for the NHS” will be funded.
But, he adds, “I’m not going to gainsay what the Lords will produce”, and “the Lords are just as important an element in this as the Commons”.
…but that now, “We might as well have not done the whole negotiation”.
The Vote Leave director is the onlie begetter of this cashfest. But we’ve said it before and say it again: Britain can’t tax its way to prosperity – or a better health service.
The Brexit Secretary has taken control of the Government’s dealings with Grieve – for the moment, anyway. Watch for further twists and turns.
Brexit poses a values and voting challenge for both the main parties. It may be even bigger for Labour than for the Conservatives.
Plus: Damian Collins and his useless Select Committee shot themselves in the foot this week. Let grandstanding committee chairmen be warned.
The Prime Minister has appointed a reliable loyalist, but does this indicate confidence, or caution?
They assume that no deal would be a disaster, but in fact the £40 billion we’re set to pay the EU could be a real boost to the British economy.