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There is room in the Budget to allow Hammond a fair amount of leeway to act. Here’s our plan.
These archaic machines cause NHS patients to miss appointments, hospitals to lose records, and cost millions of pounds in paper storage each year.
Universal Credit. Noble aim, thorny problems – and Rudd’s decision. If the scheme is to work properly, it must be paid for.
If you appoint Duncan Smith to the post she now holds, as Cameron did in 2010, it follows that you must fund his plan fully.
“How would you feel if we spent the money on local transport links in the Midlands and the north?’’ Gove asked Conservative MPs last year.
Its left-wing, metropolitan agenda is now at the heart of everything it does. And viewers are switching off in droves.
Employee ownership, flexible working, and offering ‘mid-life MOTs’ are all simple, scalable, cost-effective policies ministers can support.
Robert Halfon: How the patronising metropolitan elites wrinkled up their noses at more money for potholes
Plus: Unsung Conservative heroes. The Centre for Rocket Studies. And: why do we need the traditional, three-year University course?
Tom Clougherty: Make Work Pay. A new agenda from the CPS for fairer taxes – including an end to pernicious marginal rates.
If one of a couple claiming the marriage allowance becomes a higher rate taxpayer, there is a 23,800 per cent marginal tax rate on the first penny over the threshold.
If anti-private landlord agendas are allowed to shape Government policy, things will only get worse for them and for their tenants alike.
Robert Colvile: The boost to home ownership that would come from Help to Own – and the work we’ve been doing on it
Alex Morton and the rest of our research team have spent weeks crunching the numbers to ensure that they stack up
Alex Morton: The purpose of education is to give people skills for life. And we have lost sight of it.
It would be wrong to try to create a system of conservative indoctrination because so-called progressives have indoctrinated children and students in other ways.
James Frayne: The voters most enthusiastic about state action on childhood obesity are…Conservative ones
So new research suggests. Private businesses must take at least as much responsibility for this state of affairs as Tory politicians.
Plus: Why call McCain a maverick?; the Labour MPs who deserve an award for courage; and who is the right’s Artist Taxi Driver?
The irony is that Hammond is appallingly placed to persuade voters that No Deal really does carry risks.