Public health and environmental health look the likeliest sources. Shifting everyone to the equivalent of PAYE and taxing the biggest businesses must also be targets.
Posts Tagged: Consumers
Bob Seely: Yes, Brexit and leadership are important. But so’s everything else. Here are some ideas for the future.
Scrap HS2. Integrate social care. Abolish NI. Reverse police cuts. Consider a new Bill of Rights. And much, much more.
We need a Fair Trade-style rating or branding system for products based on the quality of working conditions undergone to create them.
Let’s have each local store publish its waste levels to help consumers choose where to shop. And let’s have food manufacturers publish their waste levels too.
Big retail hasn’t adapted to the new world of e-commerce after 20 years – and it’s doubtful whether it ever will.
A third of consumers internationally are now choosing to ‘buy from brands they believe are doing social or environmental good’.
The Conservatives: not the Party of “f*ck business”, but not the Party of blind obedience to big business, either
Prioritising large over small, or current businesses over future businesses, would hurt workers, consumers, taxpayers, investors and the nation.
Robert Halfon: We need a workers’ party that’s like a modern trade union – not a trivial Nando’s scheme.
We must change our organisation, making it more democratic, accessible for the lower paid and a place in which the most disadvantaged can feel at home.
As Conservatives, we have a duty to protect and defend people who have historically been left without access to legal credit.
James Frayne: To contest big state ideas, small state conservatives need to get to grips with the detail
They must also rediscover the interests of the consumer – and be better at engaging working class voters on social issues.
Unlike the big brand lagers, each brew is made in smaller quantities and aims to be different. Essentially, they offer more choice to the consumer.
Iain Dale: Will the price of an EU deal be French-made blue passports and Spanish boats in British waters?
Plus: The Whips need to get a grip. I greet the recovery of the pound. I fear for the future of our high streets.
Let’s not set the prices, but instead the gap between the ultra-competitive deals for switchers and the tariffs for loyal customers.
Free enterprise has huge benefits. But more than that, it is intensely democratic, open and diverse – breaking down monopolies, hierarchies and outdated practices.
First we must ensure that we fully regain control of trade policy from Brussels. Then we must ensure we put those new powers to their fullest use.