The Richmond MP’s fight against Heathrow is a matter of principle – but also a symptom of the changing nature of MPs.
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The Mayor says Heathrow is a “massive environmental nightmare”.
It might not be everyone’s preferred option, but it has strong support in the Thames Valley.
A tactical decision has caused strategic chaos – further delay will cost the British economy billions.
The Chancellor’s decision will bring lasting economic benefits, new jobs and growth that would not be possible under Labour’s misguided plans.
Most means of tackling poverty involve leaving people alone to make their own decisions about how to earn money – and providing an infrastructure to support their decisions where necessary.
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America has the ‘BosWash corridor’ (Boston through to Washington), Germany has the Ruhr valley, Japan has Tokyo-Yokohama. England, of course,… Read more »
In the aftermath of Britain’s ejection from the ERM, Norman Lamont, then Chancellor of the Exchequer, famously said “je ne… Read more »
David Cooper is the secretary of something called Liberal Democrat ALTER (Action on Land Taxation and Economic Reform). No doubt,… Read more »
Yesterday on the Deep End, we presented a rather pessimistic view of human progress, noting that new bells and whistles… Read more »
When we look back at the Victorian era, one thing that puzzles us is how, with an economy a fraction… Read more »
When it comes to the great financial scandals of our time, how much of the moral high ground does the… Read more »