I hesitate to disagree with Daniel Finkelstein, but city growth has been powered more by smalltown commuters than flat-cap wearing uber-boheminans.
Posts Tagged: growth
His, Williamson’s and Johnson’s intent to rebalance higher and further education reflects their Red Wall-focused vision – but will it happen?
Ryan Bourne: Sunak shouldn’t try today to restore pre-virus Britain. It’s gone – and we must now adapt.
What normalisation should mean is the return to a functioning market economy where our wants and needs are met in today’s circumstances.
It is our third largest market – we must work with it if we are to help resolve global problems from the environment to nuclear proliferation.
This is the third in a three-part series on how to boost our economy after Coronavirus.
Peter Lampl: To build social justice and get the economy working, schools must open fully in September
The Education Endowment Foundation estimates that ten years of progress in closing the attainment gap has been reversed by school closures.
The Coronavirus pandemic has taught us the importance of supply chain security, whether for PPE or critical minerals.
This ambitious business case is based on our experiences not only of recovering from the last downturn, but on the successes of the last three years.
David Davis: Scrapping the two metre rule won’t rescue sport, theatre, concerts – and large-scale live entertainment. Here’s a plan that will.
Melvin Benn, managing director of Festival Republic, explicitly links attendance at his events – most of Britain’s music festivals – with compulsory testing.
Javid delivers the Budget he never got a chance to – via the Centre for Policy Studies. He wants to go for growth.
It’s a good thing for former senior Ministers to keep thinking, going and contributing, and we wouldn’t be surprised to see a comeback to government.
James Heywood: Johnson – “Brexity Hezza” or liberalising Thatcherite? Our new report sets out how he can be both.
At the Centre for Policy Studies, we’ve teamed up with Sajid Javid to come up with a comprehensive set of ideas for tackling the challenges ahead.
Andy Street: With more shops opening again, here are high street lessons we can learn from the last recession
At John Lewis where I was a new MD, we decided to put our trust in technology – to build a business model for the future.
“Stay at home. Protect the NHS. Saves lives” now needs to end up as “Get back to work. Protect the economy. Save livelihoods.”
The Government can avoid worsening it. But that requires as bold a deviation from ordinary policy as the extraordinary relief efforts we saw before.
Ben Goldsmith: Younger, leave-backing voters want a greener, environmentally-aware Conservative Party
We have a tremendous opportunity to lead the response, and we must not cede any ground to a newly energised anti-environment lobby.