It boosts local economies and creates jobs, while it also provides tangible evidence of improvement in regions.
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Without it, we won’t be able to have better public services, less debt and lower deficits, or a fairer deal for younger people.
Essentially, the Solvency 2 regulations make it difficult for our pensions and insurance firms to invest in long-term, secure, fixed assets in the UK.
What if we had given workers on furlough the chance to do R&D for their companies instead of being paid to simply not work at all by the Government?
David Green: British investment in China, not China’s in Britain, is the bigger threat to our national security
When our companies build factories there, the expertise changes hands – and companies fall under the influence of the Communist Party.
Nick King: Levelling up. The challenge is less defining it than delivering it, for which Johnson will need the private sector.
The first of a mini-series of pieces on ConHome this week about the most distinctive of the Prime Minister’s big aims.
Japan, Korea, Taiwan and now China, have all invested heavily in new technologies – through government support for new industries.
Iain Dale: The EU has no interest in Northern Ireland’s future prosperity. It just sees it as a mechanism to exert its power.
Plus: Say what you like about Trump, but he had a better slogan than Clinton. And: Sunak’s budget was disappointing.
The former will help to rebalance the economy and boost ‘levelling up’, but the latter will squeeze the foreign investment ‘global Britain’ needs.
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.
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.
Here’s how can now use our freedoms as we leave – assuming there is no last-minute wish to be sensible by the EU and agree a free trade deal.
The big questions are about an EU deal and Covid recovery. But one of the other places to look is how we turn our savings into investments.
Our research with low-income voters in some of these areas revealed that many are not expecting miracles. They simply want better local services.
Ryan Bourne: Calm down, stay cool – and drop this talk of tax rises. It’s too early to know how everything will settle down.
It’s baffling why think-tanks are taking the OBR assessments as truth, given its prediction record.