“Today over half of the UK’s resident researcher population were born overseas. When we leave the European Union, I will ensure that does not change.”
The first in a three-part ConHome mini-series on the Tory revival in the area since the Mayoral election of last May.
When open markets are being called into question by the Left, the last thing the economy needs is for a Conservative Government to play the interventionist card.
In total, the industry employs more people than the entire city of Birmingham, and can play a crucial role in the country’s economic future.
Someone has to take control of the Government grid and plot a series of activities designed to reinforce each other and to build a positive narrative.
If the Conservative Party is to remain successful, we must solve Britain’s productivity puzzle and deliver a tangible financial boost for voters.
Gone is the Conservative certainty of reducing taxes to promote businesses’ own investment and growth.
“A Britain fit for the future” might sound a bit exhausting, but it is achievable – if Ministers avoid the pitfalls of the past.
How will Corbynomics work in practice? And how much will it really cost?
To hit our decarbonisation targets, to restore a once-proud industry, and to support renewables, we need to expand conventional and innovative nuclear technologies.
It’s not just a matter of output: developing this pioneering industry would support tens of thousands of British jobs and demonstrate global leadership.
That means explaining the benefits in day to day life, and preparing an appropriate regulatory structure to deliver them.
The first piece of our series on the coming economic revolution urges the Government to challenge Corbyn’s Luddite approach.
Targeting stamp duty and tuition fees could be less effective than technical education and the right industrial policy.
Not only will it free up much-needed capacity for commuters and freight on the existing network, but we’re ensuring a huge skills footprint too.