Very rarely do the stars align in favour of a truly inspiring act of leadership. They are doing so for Border Carbon Adjustment. It just needs a catchier name.
The Legatum Institute has this week published a methodology for one. We don’t claim that it has all the answers, but it does offer a guide to hard policy choices.
If no good deal comes and No Deal happens, the option of a return to EU membership is no longer on the table.
I would hope it has researched which areas of expenditure have the largest spending multiplier effects.
In an industry where contracts last decades and companies make R&D decisions with a long-term view, a multi-year funding settlement is vital.
The quest of Mel Stride and the Treasury Select Committee for sight of its elusive quarry contines.
Here’s both what his team did and how it communicated – deploying the discipline of the second to boost the first.
The former Chief Adviser has had little to do with the negotiation recently, but his leaving has knock-on effects on it. Here’s why.
The Chair of the Treasury Select Committee on its efforts to get information from the Government on the costs of restrictions to lives and livelihoods.
Furthermore, increasing global tensions make improving our defence capabilities essential.
Publishing this information may lead to a more realistic understanding from the public of the real costs of the current strategy.
If this morning’s reports are correct, Sunak should be congratulated for starting to take action.
The First Minister’s absurd decree banning the sale of ‘non-essential’ goods spotlights the tension between devolved lockdowns and reserved finances.
We urged the Government last week to do so. Others are also on the case – and the Daily Mail this morning publishes its own findings.
The policy will make the country less competitive on the world stage. Indeed, it’ll be the only one in Europe not offering VAT-free shopping.