Making it harder for criminals to hide behind shell companies will boost our international standing and remove a driver of high house prices.
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The Moggcast. Episode One. “Austerity in the NHS…will be very hard to continue with, however much there are limited resources.”
The Somerset MP in conversation with ConHome on: social care, housing, Brexit and the Lords, Carillion…and the reshuffle.
Alex Morton: Why the Tory tendency to bash our friends and back our enemies – for example, over student immigration numbers?
The Conservatives need to support genuine allies – such as savers, home owners, small businesses, and the armed forces.
The idea that those now entering old age somehow had it easy is completely wrong. And so is the myth that they are intolerant and narrow-minded.
It’s easy to demand more, or for unscrupulous firms to wail at being reined in. But to govern is to decide.
Nadhim Zahawi: Unfussily, quietly and impressively, Hammond’s Budget has prepared the ground for national recovery
The Chancellor has not suddenly changed who he is; he has carefully analysed the issues we face and plotted out a course of action to build a Britain fit for the future.
Michael Fallon: We must revive the Conservative ideal of a capital-owning democracy. Here’s how to make a start.
20 per cent of Royal Mail is now owned by its staff and small investors – a privatisation I undertook. That’s what we should be doing with our remaining state shareholdings.
Hammond’s plan – from abolishing Stamp Duty for most first-time buyers, through to reforms to help Universal Credit recipients.
Councils need to use their own land to boost development – without the Mayor of London being able to get in the way.
We need to face up to a fall in house prices to allow the aspirations of the young to be fulfilled. The alternative is a Corbyn Government.
Dan Wilson Craw: More social housing, fewer no-fault evictions. The Conservatives need a plan for Britain’s growing renters.
We estimate that the number of retirees in England’s rental sector will swell to nearly one million by 2035. This marks a three-fold increase from its current level of 370,000.
There has been come success with reducing the number of empty homes and converting offices for residential use.
Spreadsheet Phil must become Storyteller Phil – if his Budget is to succeed where the Tory conference failed
The Chancellor needs to help deliver the sense of direction so strikingly absent in Manchester last month, and indeed since last June’s election.
The failure to deliver on the promise to provide them with a right to buy is a missed opportunity.
A quick and modest change in the regulations would allow local authorities to build more on their own land.