The Government needs to listen to its critical friends and produce fast reform of this scheme to help Britain compete.
Posts Tagged: George Osborne
As 2020 begins, we look back on ten years in which Tories first led the movement for austerity…and then against it
And so it was that the cause of Remain, fronted by Cameron and George Osborne, lost out to that of Leave, led by…Boris Johnson and Michael Gove.
Seldon’s latest book, composed in only six months, will at best be a quarry on which future historians can draw.
Skelton on One Nation, and how Tories must take the lead in reviving towns which have been left to rot
The patriotic, Brexit-voting working class, neglected for decades by Labour, must now be championed by the Conservatives.
The eerie atmosphere at this conference is the calm in a party which wants to come back together.
The former Prime Minister also failed to grasp that Merkel was not going to do anything very much for him.
The heated debate about fiscal policy a decade ago is often forgotten. It matters that the former Prime Minister now acknowledges he came down on the wrong side.
When Letwin and Watson are on the same page, we should all study the book very carefully.
Former Government advisers see an opportunity to steer the party towards a “bigger government” vision for the party they’ve always spoiled for.
It was never possible to maintain exactly the same benefits of EU membership whilst walking away from the institutions and the rules.
The Fixed Terms Parliament Act may pave the way to delivering Brexit by October 31. And for that, we can thank…
The more centralised her decision-making became, the less control over events she actually had.
Johnson’s August 4) Who would run an election campaign? After yesterday’s Government defeat, the question is pressing.
If the campaign management were outsourced, as recently, who would take it on? And if it weren’t, could CCHQ really cope?
The Conservatives have achieved much in school reform, but there is still a lot more to do.
Mark Harper: If the Conservative Party is not the party of sound money, then what on earth are we for?
Between them, the two remaining candidates have already clocked up tax and spending promises of around £51 billion per year.