As the miracles of Hong Kong and Singapore demonstrate, cheaper imports, rather than easier exports, are the big win. The trick is persuading voters to agree.
Posts Tagged: Economy
The Shadow Chancellor outlines some of the measures he is considering to force businesses to share profits and ‘contribute’.
Theresa May thought aloud about low interest rates. Mark Carney hit back and no more was heard from her. Time for others to do so?
“It would be wrong if we blunt those wealth creators who are not only making wealth, but are also paying taxes.”
The Shadow Cabinet member alleges that the Conservatives are stacking the constitution in favour of the executive, and the economy in favour of the rich.
They need time and resources spent on preparing them for employment and for life – and for their Government to adapt as quickly as they are doing.
It has fascinated me since growing up in a single parent family on the outskirts of Belfast – before attending the lowest-performing secondary school in Northern Ireland.
The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union cites the way in which the OBR repeatedly fails to predict the deficit as an example of inevitable modelling errors.
If we fail, and usher in a Corbyn government, the price we will all pay does not bear thinking about.
Neil O’Brien: We Conservatives need to refresh ourselves to stop Corbyn. That’s why Onward is being launched.
Even in lefty France, socialist policies are now being dumped by Emmanuel Macron in favour of free markets. Now is the time to develop our next round of big ideas.
We need to illustrate how the wonders of today’s world would never have been created by an all-powerful state.
James Frayne: Remain-voting ministers don’t understand voters’ views on immigration, and so wildly overcompensate
Aggressive Home Office measures appear to be designed by people who wrongly assume that illiberal ideas must appeal to the primitive desires of the masses.
Taking back control will give us scope to restore public confidence in our migration controls, support key sectors of the economy, and woo wealth creators.
The Treasury should be saved from itself by bringing the Party Chairman in to scrutinise the Autumn Budget before it is finalised.
Working alongside the Conservative MPs Lee Rowley and Luke Graham, we will launch in Westminster this evening.