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Beyond the blame game, it could bolster his argument for a decisive resolution on Brexit and provide cover for an increase in spending.
Perhaps the cost of dying all seems rather small fry, in relation to delivering Brexit by October 31. But there is likely to be a Budget ahead of the deadline.
Keep them low where possible; find the optimal point on the Laffer Curve; avoid taxes which are expensive to collect; and undo the harm of Stamp Duty and Inheritance Tax.
The new Prime Minister needs to dream a dream for all of us, and then put in place the political measures to make it a reality.
“A paramount duty of Government is to ensure Britain’s prosperity”. Hammond’s Mansion House speech – full text
So, there is a choice: either we leave with No Deal… or we preserve our future fiscal space – we cannot do both.
Liz Truss: “Now is the moment for a Prime Minister with energy and optimism to lead this country.” Her speech today: full text.
Cut taxes, boost education spending, reduce waste, expand towns, set up freeports – and leave the EU by October 31st.
Years of sound economic management give the Government space to invest in public services, working families, and rebalancing the British economy.
Here in Britain, the two main parties are being punished by voters for tearing up their Brexit commitments.
This will be our last big chance to send a strong message to the people who are supposed to lead our country.
There is room in the Budget to allow Hammond a fair amount of leeway to act. Here’s our plan.
Our party will not be able to speak for Britain as it really is, and as it will increasingly come to be, unless we make some efforts to reflect this in our membership.
The Shadow Chancellor claims that Labour would not just to halt further spending restraint, but try to undo the work of the previous government.
Stephen Booth: Why No Deal will only shave a small slice off growth – if we act wisely over the medium-term
Brexit won’t be the most important factor shaping our growth over the next decade or so, whether we leave with an agreement or without one.
“Austerity” has been blurred and misused as a term. If everyone takes its end as a promise of whatever they fancy, it will soon get costly and risky.