The second piece in a ConHome mini-series this week on industrial strategy after the pandemic.
Posts Tagged: European Union
John Stevenson: Property tax reform is key to levelling up the country and the Conservatives’ electoral chances
Council tax and stamp duty are confusing, unpopular, unequal and unfair – so it’s time to replace them.
Mark Garnier: I have never voted against the Government before. But the proposed cut to foreign aid leaves me with no choice.
My colleagues and I were elected on a promise to uphold our aid commitment. Breaking my word is a very big deal.
Peter Aldous: If the Government is to deliver on climate change, it needs better Parliamentary scrutiny of trade deals
Lords and Commons approval would give negotiators an additional argument to support their objectives.
Nick King: London is unlikely to have another “Big Bang” moment – but here’s how we can boost its potential post-Brexit
There’s huge scope to enhance the City, and the British economy – especially if we learn the right lessons from Thatcher-era reforms.
If the Spartans hadn’t held out against the pleas of our colleagues then Britain would have been trapped in a customs union with no way out.
May 6, 2021 will be a key day in our history. We now urgently need a Welsh Conservative administration in Cardiff Bay.
Anthony Browne: Post-Brexit Britain. Now we’ve taken back control, here’s what we can do with our new powers.
From January 1, no longer will anyone be able to say: “you can’t – EU rules”. We have jumped from the passenger seat to the pilot seat. So what should we do?
The decision not to continue participation in the EU’s Erasmus+ scheme has caused outrage. But it’s time for Global Britain to branch out.
Now more than ever, a coherent, holistic strategy is required that will unite and enhance our capabilities to advance Britain’s position in the world.
The UK itself would not dream of changing its formal negotiating objectives at such a crucial point in the talks. Why would the EU?
Joel Gladwin: International rivals are catching up on the UK’s fintech success. Here’s how we can defend our crown.
The approach towards a functional open finance ecosystem can be quicker, leaner and more agile than the EU’s.
Stephen Booth: Agreeing to disagree on the trickiest parts of the UK-EU deal may be the best way forward. For now.
Creating temporary arrangements around fishing and other areas may not be ideal, but it is a better option than the prospect of no deal.
David Morris: The Government’s OneWeb investment will give the UK a greater stake in the space industry’s future
This move will help advance the country’s technological infrastructure, as well as meaning Conservatives meet their ‘levelling up’ pledge.
Ben Houchen: My advice to the Prime Minister. Go green for more jobs in the Red Wall – and double down on levelling up.
The fourth piece in a ConHome series this week on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.