Ministers could not have handled the matter worse if they’d tried. But Paul Maynard, pictured, is championing a solution.
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Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: Sunak induces sleep, but in his hair a few more streaks of grey appear
As the Chancellor launched his Bounce Back Loan, no one was able to ruffle his self-possession, or even tried seriously to do so.
Will Green: I’m a Labour supporter – but here’s why I believe that Universal Basic Income wouldn’t work
Effectively, for much of the population, UBI would merely take their money and then give it back to them. What’s the point?
Left-wing activists have suggested there will be “strikes” and “walkouts” if the Government doesn’t cave in to their demands.
One can conceive of Ministers seeking an all-party public front, and Labour objecting to responsibility with no power.
Some form of the scheme may be necessary as an expedient. But beware: nothing lasts so long as the temporary.
The Shadow Chancellor responds to allegations from Lisa Nandy about the hard left’s conduct during Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership.
WATCH: “It’s becoming a bit interminable, I have to say.” McDonnell on Labour’s leadership election.
The Shadow Chancellor sticks to his guns by claiming that Long-Bailey can still pull off a win.
“The direction of travel of the European Union on economic has been challenging neo-liberalism.”
As 2020 begins, we look back on ten years in which Tories first led the movement for austerity…and then against it
And so it was that the cause of Remain, fronted by Cameron and George Osborne, lost out to that of Leave, led by…Boris Johnson and Michael Gove.
“Anyone who challenges the system, of course the system will throw the kitchen sink at you.”
“I apologise to the Jewish Community for the suffering we have inflicted on them,” he says.
The campaign, week five. Johnson holds his ground – and aims to end next week where he began. With getting Brexit done.
Our nagging worry is: what about voters who may not want to get Brexit done, but are nonetheless apprehensive about Corbyn and John McDonnell’s tax plans?
Today’s pledge of a swift Tory National Insurance cut is welcome, but more importantly it sets the stage for an attack on Corbyn’s tax grab.
Who will their taxes really hit? How much will they truly raise? And can this really be described as a ‘moderate’ agenda?