Whatever you think about the various political successes and failures of the past years, it is sobering for Conservatives to recognise that their party’s unrest could lead to Corbyn in charge.
Posts Tagged: Economy
With the stakes as high as they are, the Tories need to throw the kitchen sink at the Opposition to drag themselves ahead in the polls.
We should seek the closest possible relationship with the EU and an open trade policy. Firms need confidence to invest.
The employment and unemployment rates are each at the best levels since the 1970s. But do voters care?
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 Chancellor has not always been well treated by his neighbour, and deserves support over public spending. But he has mishandled his internal position over Brexit.
YouGov characterises those people who think democracy is more important than money as “extremists”.
An in-depth survey of the impact of EU migrants on the economy is a good start, but it must reflect a broader range of priorities and concerns.
Doing so would be a concrete and welcome improvement to the lives of millions of people.
The British economy is already strong, and leaving the customs union will open the door to even broader horizons.
Prospects for the economy 2) Andy Silvester: The fundamentals are strong. But confidence is in shorter supply.
Doomsday predictions remain overblown, but the real, specific concerns of business are worth listening to nonetheless.
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.
Daniel Hannan: A year ago tomorrow, Britain voted for freedom. Here are three Remain myths about the campaign that must be debunked.
First, that Leave had won dishonestly. Second, that the country had become more racist. Third, that the 52 per cent had wrecked the economy.
A lot on Brexit; not much elsewhere. The lack of a majority leaves the Prime Minister exposed – whatever may happen with the DUP.
Labour’s handouts must be exposed as a self-defeating deception – as must the danger of what happens when “there is no money left”.