As possibly the only Brexiteer in the Parliamentary Party’s One Nation group, I am also only too aware that this message must be accompanied by a successful EU negotiation.
Posts Tagged: debt
The next manifesto might propose breaking the link between student maintenance costs and parental income by introducing a universal loan.
That the Opposition are willing to risk alienating key supporters even whilst preparing for an early election shows how dangerous they think this policy is.
Unresolved questions about refugees, debt crises, security, and general financial instability will force these questions on more people, and not just Britons.
Are we being manipulated so that we accept, in due course, a smaller (but still very large) Brexit bill as a “good deal”?
Politicians who support fiscal discipline are not protecting their own interests – they’re guarding the interests of others.
Kieron O’Hara: Seven ways to reach younger voters. Including, as May is doing today, reaching out to other parties.
If the Conservatives spoke a progressive alliance, and meant it, they might be able to make some progress – and break down virulent anti-Toryism.
Daniel Hannan: Sooner or later, you run out of spending other people’s money. And it’s young people who foot the bill.
The left cries “Growth not austerity”. Seriously, comrades, if it were that easy, don’t you think someone would have done it by now?
Prospects for the economy 1) Andrew Lilico: It’s steady as she goes – but there are some risks ahead
The first article in our new mini-series studies the lie of the economic land – and the implications of Brexit.
This election has found the next generation as committed to spending other people’s money as their elders. This will catch up with them in the end.
“Austerity is not a choice. Austerity is what happens when you have a deficit. And we still have one of £50 billion.”
Labour’s handouts must be exposed as a self-defeating deception – as must the danger of what happens when “there is no money left”.
Abolishing higher education fees and writing off existing debt is not only less than fully costed in monetary terms, it’s regressive and would have negative human consequences too.
Her new administration would be on the right side on the big issues – Brexit, immigration, Islamism; and would likely feel its way towards the right answer on the economy and trade.
The Labour manifesto isn’t just full of bad ideas, it’s based on dubious or non-existent costings. At least it makes their grassroots happy.