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.
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.
“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.”
ConservativeHome’s Executive Editor on the damage done when businesses let down customers and politicians abandon important principles.
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.
Doomsday predictions remain overblown, but the real, specific concerns of business are worth listening to nonetheless.
The first article in our new mini-series studies the lie of the economic land – and the implications of Brexit.
First, that Leave had won dishonestly. Second, that the country had become more racist. Third, that the 52 per cent had wrecked the economy.
Labour’s handouts must be exposed as a self-defeating deception – as must the danger of what happens when “there is no money left”.