The forgotten victims tend to be the taxpayer and small businesses – most of which can barely get hold of their local councillors, let alone ministers.
The choice facing voters on May 6 is simple: do we accelerate the progress of the last four years, or do we go back to the old failing approach?
We cannot waste the opportunity that our Government’s high-speed rail investment plans presents.
We must not abandon our responsibilities and let irreplaceable historic sites be viewed as little more than obstacles to progress.
Whitehall must understand that if an algorithm offers up cherished green spaces to hungry developers, there will be a local backlash.
As the short-term economy comes under immense strain, we should support the UK’s biggest single long-term investment.
The devolved Adult Education Budget ensures that every pound delivers more qualifications that employers actually want.
The Cabinet Office’s Review will ask complex questions about its purpose. But a straightforward one may be the place to start.
We should have a laser-like focus on reducing the tax burden, instead of relying on nannying to get us off of our bottoms.
I hesitate to disagree with Daniel Finkelstein, but city growth has been powered more by smalltown commuters than flat-cap wearing uber-boheminans.
What normalisation should mean is the return to a functioning market economy where our wants and needs are met in today’s circumstances.
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.
In 2018, just to transport 4.7million tonnes of Russian coal was equivalent to a whopping 130 jumbo jets whizzing, non-stop, around the globe for a year.
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.
Investors should create new homes – in an economies-of-scale dozen at a time, and lease a whole care package to local authorities.