Japan, Korea, Taiwan and now China, have all invested heavily in new technologies – through government support for new industries.
Posts Tagged: investment
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.
Before pumping more funding into the public sector, we must restore the habit of making sure we have the money in the bank before we start spending it.
The final article in ConHome’s series on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
These are my starters for ten – so it’s over to you. What are the biggest choices? What are the problems that we have to get ahead of to keep afloat?
Much of our economic growth and job creation comes from innovation from new enterprises. Tax incentives make sense.
Consequently, our third and most important priority is the vigorous pursuit of growth – set our country on a path of solid and sustained expansion.
Neil O’Brien: Introducing the new Levelling Up Taskforce – and its first report on how we can measure progress
So how do we get more good, high-paying jobs into poorer areas? One specific opportunity relevant in a lot of Red Wall seats is advanced manufacturing.