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.
Posts Tagged: Freeports
A Thames Freeport will be a magnet for new investment, jobs, skills development and the adoption of greener technology.
Linking the Ports of Felixstowe and Harwich would create a strategic hub linking the UK with suppliers and customers across the globe.
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.
Consequently, our third and most important priority is the vigorous pursuit of growth – set our country on a path of solid and sustained expansion.
Plus: As of writing, I’ve had hardly any communications at all from constituents about the Coronavirus.
Samuel Williams: Bristolians are being poorly served by their current Mayor – the most deprived are hit the hardest
I commit to ensuring that education standards improve, and to back a freeport and eco-innovation enterprise zones.
Creating these low tax zones, where importing and exporting are made easy, wouldn’t just mean new jobs. It would show a long term commitment to our new supporters.
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.
The Tees Valley mayor says his area was “left behind in the Blair and Brown years”, and this is a chance to rebalance the economy.
Ben Houchen: Brexit. We need Project Fearless – and it starts with freeports. Let’s kick off with one in Teesside.
Yesterday, I wrote to the Chancellor with the support of 50 of the biggest and most established businesses in the Tees Valley, to call for a pilot scheme.