It is the spending that needs to be controlled and reduced, rather than taxes increased yet further.
Posts Tagged: France
Big retail hasn’t adapted to the new world of e-commerce after 20 years – and it’s doubtful whether it ever will.
Our exit in will coincide with a new cycle of European elections which will redraw political power in the European Parliament and other EU institutions.
Our new Export Strategy, which I am launching today, will put in place the tools that businesses have told us they need to help them on their journey.
Ed Hall: Yes, a No Deal Armageddon will deliver chaos – to French farmers, German car makers, Italian designers and Spanish property owners
Extreme Remainers have inadvertently invented the Chaos Bonkers Brexit Gambit.
David Hare: To help ensure better healthcare, politicians must make the case for the NHS internal market
The public are consistently reported as being entirely relaxed about who provides their care. What matters is that it is high quality and free at the point of use.
Merkel is threatened. Macron is outraged. Brussels is paralysed. And all three trends are taken by their opponents as signs that they are winning.
If we want to signal a commitment to sustainable, low-carbon growth strategies, the Government could introduce a green sovereign bond.
Will Italy’s new government blow the bloody doors off? Don’t get your hopes up. (Or your fears either.)
One day the country’s voters may dig in against the long squeeze imposed on them from northern Europe. But don’t be too sure it will happen yet.
The President is often taken literally but not seriously, whereas he should be taken seriously but not literally.
Obama and his partners ignored the loudly-voiced concerns of our key Gulf strategic partners and Israel that the deal ignored potential Iranian interference in the region.
We need America. So we need its President – whether we like him or not. May must not let Macron walk off with Europe’s defence and security leadership.
With May distracted by Brexit, Macron is risking domestic political pushback to become Trump’s ‘bridge to Europe’.
Robert Halfon: Degree apprenticeships – the key to fighting social injustice in higher education, and boosting productivity.
The new Office for Students must lead in this. There must be sanctions from the new regulator for those universities who are failing in this regard.
Despite talk of the negotiations getting bogged down, the French president seems to understand that the process is about politics more than legal complexity.