McDonnell wanted a state-run pharmaceutical industry. So now we will never know how it would got on with producing Covid vaccines.
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SMEs are facing unprecedented challenges. Faster internet speeds can make a great difference.
Before pumping more funding into the public sector, we must restore the habit of making sure we have the money in the bank before we start spending it.
The final article in ConHome’s series on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
America’s result is having knock-on effects in Downing Street: see yesterday’s green speech and today’s defence news.
If we can crack down on products complicit in illegal deforestation, we can do the same for those complicit in Chinese persecution of the Uyghurs.
These are my starters for ten – so it’s over to you. What are the biggest choices? What are the problems that we have to get ahead of to keep afloat?
Eamonn Ives: The Government should be doing all it can to give Britain’s green entrepreneurs a head start
The major industries of the future will be green, clean, and environmentally conscious. Without action we risk jobs, investment, and exports going overseas.
Whitehall must understand that if an algorithm offers up cherished green spaces to hungry developers, there will be a local backlash.
She attacks the Government for giving employers less than six hours’ notice that the furlough scheme was being extended.
Matt Vickers: I know from experience why the retail sector matters. So have your say on rates today.
Ae consultation on the issue is taking evidence now – and terms of reference for a review will be published in the Budget.
Graham Brady: The Government must account properly for the full cost of lockdowns, restrictions – and Covid-19 itself
Publishing this information may lead to a more realistic understanding from the public of the real costs of the current strategy.
Andy Street: It’s time to accept that HS2 is a done deal – part of caring for livelihoods as well as lives in our region
As the short-term economy comes under immense strain, we should support the UK’s biggest single long-term investment.
The London Borough of Bromley, which I am proud to represent, is a case in point – because cases remain relatively low.
Neil O’Brien: Here are three urgent responses to China’s growing power – which we will soon have an opportunity to make
The Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy gives us the chance to act coherently and effectively.