Perhaps the cost of dying all seems rather small fry, in relation to delivering Brexit by October 31. But there is likely to be a Budget ahead of the deadline.
Posts Tagged: George Osborne MP
The financial crisis, Brown, Osborne and then the EU and Scottish referendums did not cover the discipline in glory.
Anthony Browne: Policy Gains from Brexit 1) We need more debate about what to do when we take back control
Most of the sound and furore about making it happen is all about means, but there has been virtually no debate about the ends.
‘Liberal democracy’ is not an inevitable combination. Nor, it seems, is it necessarily a sustainable one.
Plus: We must be the Party for social housing as well as home ownership. And: why don’t we trumpet our history of social reform?
Scepticism is always a healthy attitude – but the spin being pumped out this weekend merits even more than normal.
The noise that he picks up, with an almost clairvoyant sense, is not that of a queue waiting to vote but of a mob pitching the mighty from their seats.
Universal Credit. Noble aim, thorny problems – and Rudd’s decision. If the scheme is to work properly, it must be paid for.
If you appoint Duncan Smith to the post she now holds, as Cameron did in 2010, it follows that you must fund his plan fully.
We have the full list from the New Progressive Democratic Liberal National Coalition Party – including a three-way Northern Ireland jobshare.
A new leader would need a new plan to reverse this evident humiliation of May’s leadership and of British statecraft.
Labour’s Regional Development Agencies were a failure. But the successor bodies are proving much more effective.
Mark Stockwell: The plastics ban. It may go down well at middle-class dinner parties. But it won’t tackle the real environmental issues.
The Government should resist Defra’s enthusiasm for bans and emphasise public education, plus the enforcement of existing anti-littering laws, instead.
The prospect of millions of families losing out financially makes ministers jittery – as, presumably, those briefing the press intend.
The tax take is at its highest ever, and yet the Government is looking at ways to raise yet more taxes.
Unfair tax increases and restrictions will reduce the housing supply and make homelessness worse.