To make the most of the policy’s potential, Government must pair it with a raft of other reforms.
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The most important sector is one usually ignored. Small firms constitute 99 per cent of all business in the country.
We should be encouraging business to develop high-value, high-quality products that the world wants to buy. Every department must turn its hand to this task.
Ramping up the UK’s preparations for a No Deal Brexit can also deliver longer-term benefits, boosting the nation’s exports and trade.
From South Carolina to Singapore, and from Dubai to Dalian, growth is supercharged by creating areas inside a country, which fall outside of its customs border.
The new Shared Prosperity Fund, which will replace EU funding into the regions, is a great opportunity to put areas like mine back in control.
In a balanced economy, the north would produce around £70 billion more. Here is one way to help close that gap.
In the second piece in our three-part mini-series, the Mayor tells ConservativeHome that freeport status can transform the area.
Simon Clarke: Teesside is experiencing an industrial renaissance – with Conservative optimism driving out Labour gloom
The first in a three-part ConHome mini-series on the Tory revival in the area since the Mayoral election of last May.