Economically, it could be transformational, as it has been in Norway, which established its fund back in the early 1990s. It is now worth over a trillion dollars.
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Just 0.6 per cent of London homes – and 0.8 per cent nationally – are vacant for more than six months. That’s down hugely in recent years.
Plus: The coming local elections. My predictions – Liberal Democrats up, Conservatives up, UKIP down, Labour down – and maybe Corbyn out later this year.
With growing problems at home, many member states are at odds with the Commission’s punitive line on Brexit.
Our current deficit could easily double in a less benign economic climate. Failure to take tough action would be reckless.
We should not only meet our spending minimum, but exceed it in order to maximise our vital strategic and tactical needs.
Children lose out, and there’s a knock-on elder care, too.
Nicky Morgan: Just what does the way in which we’re dealing with refugee children say about our values as a Party?
As a party known for strong economic management, we must work doubly hard to avoid appearing to know the price of everything and the value of nothing.
Cooper’s anger over unaccompanied child refugees should be targeted at Paris, Rome and Athens, not the Home Office
If we prioritise rescuing children from the incompetence of EU governments, that means children can be rescued from the slaughter of the Middle East.
James Frayne: The Davos crowd’s global outlook means it has lost any understanding of national movements
They see one global trend when in fact there are many different national shifts underway.
Dominic Raab: This new year. Turbulence in Europe, but progress worldwide – and golden opportunities for Britain
Quietly, public support for getting on with delivering Leave will continue to swell.
Iain Duncan Smith: In office, I worked to tackle the roots of poverty. My new mission is to deal with those of low productivity.
The Centre for Social Justice, which I am now chairing once again, is turning its attention to the quality of growth and jobs.
His Machiavellian approach, backstabbing and dubious tactics cost him popular support. The nation’s problems remain unsolved.
Iain Duncan Smith: Britain last June. America last month. Now Italy. Next, Germany? France? Holland? Revolt against the elites is sweeping the West.
Are we seeing a convulsion as great as 1968 – or even 1848?
Traditionally, a technocratic government would now steer the country through choppy waters. But this time that could lead to more instability.