I believe so – but nonetheless, the balance of risks, driven by economic and political trends, has definitely shifted.
Posts Tagged: HM Treasury
Tom Waterhouse: Non-league football has missed out during this crisis. It needs leadership that understands politics.
The National League needs to get organised, and compete for a fair share of the Sport Recovery Package.
Simon Hart: Drakeford’s divisive politics must come to an end. In May, Welsh Conservatives offer a better future.
For this year’s Senedd elections, vote for a Welsh Government that will work with the UK Government, not against it.
The Government can’t deliver levelling up without more supply-side change, localism and public service reform.
Providing small businesses with technology and training will accelerate our recovery from Coronavirus.
Among our recommendations today, Localis is urging central government to further reduce the tax burden on the pub sector.
Evidence does not suggest Britain is at the sweet spot on the Laffer Curve where raising it will cut revenue, nor that doing so will harm investment.
The Government got “Brexit done” – and now wants to deliver on its pledge to spread “opportunity across the whole United Kingdom”.
The Prime Minister listened supportively, but jiggled his right knee up and down in a manner suggestive of unbearable mental tension.
Ryan Bourne: Why is Sunak so taken with tax hikes – when the tax burden is forecast to be its heaviest for 70 years?
Conservative messaging implies an implicit belief that there are no major state functions ripe for reform in any fiscal repair.
We hope that Finn, Newman and the rest of the new appointees provide a fresh sense of direction and purpose.
The belief that by hammering one sector of the economy you’ll help another is more reminiscent of socialist ideology than free market conservatism.
There may some ingenious halfway house solution. But it is hard to say how extending it for another year can be avoided.
New figures seem to bolster the claim that the policy which turned ‘Rishi’ into a household name it didn’t drive infections. Don’t expect him to recant it.
David Green: By creating a new investment bank, Sunak would give us a way of using our lockdown savings productively
One of an occasional series of articles that ConservativeHome is publishing in advance of the Budget.