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Posts Tagged: growth
How will Corbynomics work in practice? And how much will it really cost?
No, the Government is not on the verge of collapse. Only Tory MPs can currently force its demise. Which they shouldn’t.
Its poll rating is 40 per cent or so, the economy is growing, and an election isn’t due until 2022. A sense of perspective is essential – for all the Government’s weaknesses.
James Arnell: Ready on Day One for Brexit. 1) Money. If there’s no deal, and the EU fails to play fair, we shouldn’t pay it a penny.
I would propose that we pay a total of €12 billion as our “divorce bill” – even if there’s no FTA. But subject to three conditions.
Robert Buckland: “We must speak the language of opportunity”. His lecture on Tory revival. Full text.
“The language should be that of giving people their chance to succeed and of being on their side – a “people politics” that many practice locally but which must be scaled up.”
WATCH: Wallace – Capitalism saves lives, that’s why the failure to make the popular case for it is so dangerous
ConservativeHome’s Executive Editor on the damage done when businesses let down customers and politicians abandon important principles.
Lord Ashcroft: The general election. How the Conservatives damaged their reputation for competence without gaining one for compassion.
Nearly everything believed to exercise Labour more than the Tories was also named more often as a priority for “me and my family” than for Britain as a whole.
We should seek the closest possible relationship with the EU and an open trade policy. Firms need confidence to invest.
As possibly the only Brexiteer in the Parliamentary Party’s One Nation group, I am also only too aware that this message must be accompanied by a successful EU negotiation.
The final article in the author’s five-piece series on how Britain must prepare for March 31 2019 – and has less than 600 days to get it right.
Capping the value of land adjacent to a new motorway, and recouping a charge from those who develop it, would help fund essential new roads.
Put harshly, it can be the ideology of the free-rider, the citizen who neglects the demands of citizenship.
The British economy is already strong, and leaving the customs union will open the door to even broader horizons.
Prospects for the economy 2) Andy Silvester: The fundamentals are strong. But confidence is in shorter supply.
Doomsday predictions remain overblown, but the real, specific concerns of business are worth listening to nonetheless.
Prospects for the economy 1) Andrew Lilico: It’s steady as she goes – but there are some risks ahead
The first article in our new mini-series studies the lie of the economic land – and the implications of Brexit.