At the moment, there are many areas where farmers cannot use new technologies. These will increasingly feed not only our consumers but also the world’s poorest ones.
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Other countries manage to do this far better than we do; it is not right that Britain should fall behind on such a simple act.
George Freeman: There was much to cheer in the Budget. But now we need an inspiring programme for growth.
At the moment, we are treading water and appear to be relying on popular support for Brexit, and the threat of Corbyn, to keep us in office.
Nevertheless, tax alone won’t solve our challenge. Instead we must reshape the high street experience – as we’re starting to do in the West Midlands.
In the second of three articles, the Weston-super-Mare MP sets out plans on tax, housing deficits and debt to help achieve inter-generational justice.
In the first of three articles, the Weston-super-Mare MP looks at how to ensure that the customer, not the corporation, is king.
Levels of trust between Numbers 10 and 11 Downing Street may be low, but the latter holds the key to helping create an economy and society that works for everyone.
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.
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.