We should not be tied to rules that often apply extreme versions of the precautionary principle that throttle new developments.
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He’s been known to ponder the way in which Singapore and Israel developed relatively quickly and with few assets – and draw lessons from their experience.
Big retail hasn’t adapted to the new world of e-commerce after 20 years – and it’s doubtful whether it ever will.
Lockwood Smith: Britain has a golden chance to join the biggest free trade agreement in history. But Chequers is likely to wreck it.
The “Common Rulebook” approach is an ostacle to signing up to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
It is absurd that every year we send home thousands of young Australians who would prefer to stay here, and Australia does the same with thousands of young Brits.
Ed Hall: Yes, a No Deal Armageddon will deliver chaos – to French farmers, German car makers, Italian designers and Spanish property owners
Extreme Remainers have inadvertently invented the Chaos Bonkers Brexit Gambit.
The Treasury should be saved from itself by bringing the Party Chairman in to scrutinise the Autumn Budget before it is finalised.
We don’t need a European solution; we need a global solution. We must think independent Anglosphere, not dependent Eurosphere.
The EAW is based on the flawed presumption of judicial parity between European nations. The UK should forge a new partnership where this is actually the case.
Owen Paterson: Why are we so insular, unimaginative and inward-looking about healthcare? Europe’s systems are better than the NHS.
In a whole host of countries – Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Hungary, the Netherlands, Portugal, Switzerland – A&E waiting times are typically under an hour.
Owen Paterson: To make Brexit a success, we must break free from the over-taxed, over-regulated European model
That means taking back full control – then using our new-found independence to its greatest possible benefit.
They propose a bespoke agreement that would permit mutual market access, with a Solvency II equivalence outcome built into it.
Sanjoy Sen: Nudged out of a gas-guzzler, I’m an environmentalist’s dream. But how much difference does switching to hybrids make?
Whatever else unfolds in the coming years, we need to look near and far for learnings and solutions to our emissions challenges.
Henry Newman: Of the Government’s two proposals for post-Brexit customs policy, only one is workable
The policy paper provides welcome clarity, but it’s time the Treasury gave up on the fiendishly difficult model it prefers.
The gaps it potentially addresses and the interest shown abroad suggests it at least merits consideration here ias a complement to renewable power generation and electric vehicles.