This fiscal rule would leave governments free to borrow for infrastructure investments – but day-to-day spending would be paid through your and my taxes.
Posts Tagged: Elizabeth Truss MP
She notes that the choice is not between maintaining prices or building more, but between building more and ushering in Corbynism.
The Department for International Development should focus on building up the private sector in developing economies.
Meanwhile, Williamson and Johnson’s approval ratings are in the doldrums.
Robert Halfon: What Hunt has done for the NHS, Hinds must do for schools. We need textbooks, not tanks.
Plus: beware of claims that we’ve reached Peak Corbyn. Don’t raise fuel duty. Scrap hospital car parking charges. And: Hands keeps his promises.
Iain Dale: A betrayal, a contortion, a rash, a shambles, a schism, a squabble. What’s the best collective noun for Cabinet ministers?
And: One Greg Clark. Two Vince Cables. Eleven Germans going home. 100,000 Remain protesters. 17 million Leave voters. Plus: Meanwhile, Javid gets on with his job.
The self-styled Disruptor-in-Chief speaks out. Truss says higher taxes would be “a complete contradiction” of the Brexit vote. Her speech.
Jokes at Gove’s expense apart, it’s a call for liberty, spending control, lower taxes, less waste and free trade.
What Brokenshire is up to as Communities Secretary, sorry, Housing Secretary, sorry, Communities Secretary
He wants to take people with him in his quest to hit the Government’s target. But will radical policy ideas fit with his emollient political approach?
Wollaston’s pudding taxes and bans on cartoon characters are the opposite of Davidson’s call for more joyful politics
It isn’t only flinty securocrats who find themselves in conflict with her positive message – moaning nannies should take heed, too.
Yes, some rises are inevitable. But they must be balanced by spending reductions elsewhere if economic policy is to be practicable and coherent.
Whatever the particular virtue of pennies, an all-electronic economy would have serious implications for both security and freedom.
If Truss wants to recast British politics as a fight between Tory liberalism and Labour reaction, she’ll have to make the Tories liberal first.
Onward, FREER, the revitalised CPS. The Tory MPs involved in all these will have to take some risks if they’re to get off the groumd.
Truss moves up into the middle of the table, Williamson drops towards the floor, and Gauke slumps into the red over Warboys.
Our New Generation programme will be tasked with producing policies in areas that are of pressing concern to voters: tax, enterprise, housing, welfare.