This ambitious business case is based on our experiences not only of recovering from the last downturn, but on the successes of the last three years.
Posts Tagged: Manufacturing
We should be aggressively backing UK manufacturing, science and green tech as a key plank of our recovery.
A new economic zone should have its own planning and development policies – with the potential to become a manufacturing powerhouse.
With Brexit negotiations intensifying, the carmakers’ decision to focus on Sunderland manufacturing gives David Frost great leverage.
The Government can avoid worsening it. But that requires as bold a deviation from ordinary policy as the extraordinary relief efforts we saw before.
Here in the West Midlands we are seeing construction resuming, the housing market restarting and our all-important car industry reviving.
Imran Ahmad Khan: After this pandemic, the UK must end its reliance on the China-centric supply chain.
It’s time Britain re-established itself as an industrious, manufacturing nation – by strengthening its capacity in Yorkshire and the North-East.
This economic crisis is unlike any we’ve ever seen before, thus it is impossible to make predictions. But already there are signs of who will be most impacted.
John Redwood: Why I, as a strong supporter of the market economy, back the Government’s emergency economic measures
The reason we will get away with it again, as we did in the banking crash, is that there is so much deflation around, inflation is not a problem.
Neil O’Brien: We are on a terrible course. But some people are still messing about as though this were a game.
With the bazooka being well-wielded by Sunak, it seems almost churlish to suggest some further things the Treasury could do. But here are three.
Ryan Bourne: The upside-world of virus economics. And why we free marketeers must adapt our usual ways of thinking.
The theoretical aim of policy then should be bridging over what is hopefully a short pause in activity – eliminating near-term distress for households and businesses.
James Frayne: The challenges of the Coronavirus to working families outside the prosperous South East
What about the impact on domestic violence, with everyone stuck in their own homes? And on those with serious but non-life threatening health problems?
Our priorities were: tackling global climate change, solving Grand Challenges and making the UK the best place in the world to work and to grow a business.
Greg Hands: It’s time to get behind our push for free trade – as we begin to negotiate a deal with the United States
Our scoping assessment shows there could be a £15.3 billion expansion in overall trade between the two countries, an 18 per cent increase on 2018 levels.
The election delivered Conservative MPs located precisely in the industrial areas that are vulnerable to the government’s own policy of divergence.