How will Corbynomics work in practice? And how much will it really cost?
Posts Tagged: economic growth
Only six per cent of land is built on. Yet the planning system is still blocking perfectly reasonable development proposals.
No, the Government is not on the verge of collapse. Only Tory MPs can currently force its demise. Which they shouldn’t.
Its poll rating is 40 per cent or so, the economy is growing, and an election isn’t due until 2022. A sense of perspective is essential – for all the Government’s weaknesses.
James Arnell: Ready on Day One for Brexit. 1) Money. If there’s no deal, and the EU fails to play fair, we shouldn’t pay it a penny.
I would propose that we pay a total of €12 billion as our “divorce bill” – even if there’s no FTA. But subject to three conditions.
Robert Buckland: “We must speak the language of opportunity”. His lecture on Tory revival. Full text.
“The language should be that of giving people their chance to succeed and of being on their side – a “people politics” that many practice locally but which must be scaled up.”
Alan Mak: The Fourth Industrial Revolution 3) We must prepare workers for the changes that are coming
The 4IR should not be framed as people versus machines. It can – and should be – people empowered by machines.
The second piece in the author’s series on the coming economic revolution proposes a series of policies to turbo-charge the post-Brexit economy.
Lord Ashcroft: The general election. How the Conservatives damaged their reputation for competence without gaining one for compassion.
Nearly everything believed to exercise Labour more than the Tories was also named more often as a priority for “me and my family” than for Britain as a whole.
Expertise in this are is key to successful localism and devolution and improving our prosperity, productivity and competitiveness.
A solid but unspectacular centre-right Prime Minister, with a good economic record, is trying to fight off a charismatic, high-spending challenge from the left.
We should seek the closest possible relationship with the EU and an open trade policy. Firms need confidence to invest.
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.
The final article in the author’s five-piece series on how Britain must prepare for March 31 2019 – and has less than 600 days to get it right.
Supporting businesses to start and grow is a key part of our modern industrial strategy.
Put harshly, it can be the ideology of the free-rider, the citizen who neglects the demands of citizenship.