If the arguments against a target of net zero emissions by 2050 now seem familiar, that may be because we have been here before.
Posts Tagged: Mark Carney
It would be dangerous for UK business and would leave both Leavers and Remainers dissatisfied. It would leave Britain subject to free movement.
If her revised plan fails, the most likely outcomes are an even softer Brexit or a second referendum.
It is essential that voters do not come to believe that those politicians who support a free economy have become obsessed by leaving the EU.
The Moggcast. Beware “ridiculously inflated” rebellion predictions – the vote on the deal “will be a close result”.
Rees-Mogg discusses Carney’s “improper” rule at the Bank of England. Plus: his surprise at becoming the subject of an Ashcroft biography.
Iain Dale: Why is May making her case to 35 million people won’t vote on her deal? And not to the 650 or so who will?
Plus: Keep the Brexit TV debate simple. Giving Allin-Khan and Duncan a piece of my mind. And: Carney – we’ve heard it all before.
Ponder the possible consequences of the Government losing the meaningful vote by less than expected. Disaster would be spun as triumph.
Theresa May thought aloud about low interest rates. Mark Carney hit back and no more was heard from her. Time for others to do so?
Henry Newman: The more we look back to the referendum, and re-fight its battles, the less we get ready for the future
And most EU member states haven’t spent nearly enough time really thinking what the future relationship between the UK and EU should look like, either.
To my mind, once some kind of base fairness has been established, then it’s best to leave cultural transformations down to demand.
The Government needs to present a persuasive explanation of why interest rates are set to rise further
Opportunists will try to lay it all at the door of Brexit. But the truth is more complex – not least given rising wages and the knock-on effects of Trump’s tax cuts.
Mark Carney the “unreliable boyfriend”. Mario Draghi’s forthcoming downfall. Plus: will we ever get to hear Jared O’Mara’s maiden speech?
Not only would many borrowers feel pain, but the Opposition might well be tempted to seize the chance to pile on the pressure.
Henry Newman: Hammond has listened to his colleagues over Brexit. Now they should listen to him, and make it open – not closed.
His Mansion House speech offered an opportunity to shift the tone of Brexit policy towards openness, liberalism, free trade and responsible capitalism.
Alex Morton: Pro-immigration. Anti-Small Business. Pro-EU. And anti-Tory. The irresistible rise of the New Professional Class
The core of their beliefs is that elite expertise is preferred and believed superior to messier concepts such as the market or democracy.