Without one, spending on older citizens will so far outstrip revenue from workers that future governments will face some unpleasant choices.
Posts Tagged: investment
Ever since the EU referendum, there’s been renewed focus on how to help poorer places. Helpfully there is decades of evidence about what does and doesn’t work.
Bowman and Westlake’s policy ideas are perfectly compatible with this end, but pitching them as a city and town agenda risks creating a false impression.
Dean Godson: There are plenty of ideas on the centre-right. Here’s how it can create a new, decent, patriotric consensus.
Despite polarisation on Brexit, there is more agreement among voters than often appears – and therefore more cause for optimism.
The seats that might back a No Deal offer for cultural reasons might well balk at it for economic ones.
Rami Ranger: A hundred years on, the Amritsar massacre is a wound that has healed but will never be forgotten
While we mark the tragedies in our past, let us also focus on celebrating our current partnership and enduring friendship with India.
It would bring with it many compensations, including regulatory freedom, tariff income and £39 billion of cold, hard cash.
“The divisions of the referendum need to be consigned to the past. Now is the time to…lead our country to a future of freedom, success, and prosperity.”
May’s Deal 1) Andrew Feldman – Party members must back it and her. Let’s not give Corbyn the crisis he craves.
If he can’t get an early election, he would take a disorderly departure from the EU, leading to a recession – and to victory at a later date.
The Chancellor has been fortunate that the public finances have improved substantially at a particularly convenient time.
Alexander Temerko: The relationship between business and government has never been as meaningless as under May
The key to a good Brexit is empowering UK entrepreneurs to talk to their European counterparts and become ambassadors for Downing Street’s plan.
George Freeman: There was much to cheer in the Budget. But now we need an inspiring programme for growth.
At the moment, we are treading water and appear to be relying on popular support for Brexit, and the threat of Corbyn, to keep us in office.
“Because of that I don’t think we get the right decisions out of [the Treasury], and it now needs to fundamentally reform.”
Targeted tax breaks on investment create jobs and pay dividends for the public purse. The long-term interests of our public services are not served by cutting them.
Marc Morrison: It’s time to engage with Lebanon not just militarily, but economically – and to appoint a trade ambassador
The country’s Prime Minister, Speaker and President, all stressed how much they would welcome working with the UK to encourage investment.