Every MP wants to make sure restrictions in their area are as limited as possible. But we’re close to the end now. Let’s not fall near the finish line.
Posts Tagged: Economy
How our call for a cost-benefit analysis is contributing to Johnson’s Covid climbdown on lockdowns and tiers
We knew that even the prospect of one would widen and deepen debate on Coronavirus policy – which was essential.
The OBR’s horrid forecasts of an output implosion and soaring unemployment will do nothing to quell Tory resistance to tougher Covid tiers.
The final article in ConHome’s series on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
The quest of Mel Stride and the Treasury Select Committee for sight of its elusive quarry contines.
The fifth piece in a ConHome series this week on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
We need more information, transparency and scrutiny. A committee on the model of the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards is required.
Ryan Bourne: A British overspill from America’s result. Why the debate on the right over economics will now intensify.
Stateside narratives have a tendency to be imported into UK politics – one of the knock-on effects of this messy Presidential election outcome.
If they can’t make a real impact on the lives of working class voters in provincial seats, Johnson will meet the same electoral fate as Trump.
John Redwood: Covid-19 – and the hard questions that must be asked about forecasts, numbers, data and treatments
We know is that a lockdown is very damaging. The first one took around a quarter off our national income and output. We cannot afford to do that again.
David Davis: We are on course to be trapped in never-ending shutdowns with no exit route. Here is an alternative strategy.
We need to separate the Nightingales from other hospitals, build more of them – and use them as a means of isolating the infected.
The Government must publish regular reports on the cost of the virus, restrictions, and this coming lockdown to lives and livelihoods
Our latest survey finds that nine in ten Party members support such a move – a total that this latest news is unlikely to have reduced.
Matt Vickers: I know from experience why the retail sector matters. So have your say on rates today.
Ae consultation on the issue is taking evidence now – and terms of reference for a review will be published in the Budget.
It’s important to have advisers, but “advisers advise and Ministers decide” – because the latter are accountable to the rest of us.
Publishing the figures will underline that Ministers are striving to be balanced. Never mind how it looks, though: better statistics will lead to better decisions.