A new study by a former senior adviser to two Tory Chancellors gets itself back to front. Inequality is not so much a cause of processes as a consequence.
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Chloe Westley: A message to Remain politicians and their second referendum plot. Vote Leave Two would end your careers.
These politicians have no idea about the wave of contempt that will engulf them, just as they didn’t understand England outside the M25 in 2016.
It’s time for us to acknowledge that it is a response to our own failures – and to listen to voters who are opting for it.
We must turbo-charge the vehicle of British entrepreneurship as we drive across the Brexit bridge which should connect us with the rest of the world.
Cameron’s insistence on binding Britain to the OECD has undermined not just May’s vision for overseas development, but his own.
Andrew Green: A soft Brexit would mean mass immigration – of over 100,000 people a year net until the late 2030s
Our population could grow by just over 11 million by 2039 – two thirds of which would be the result of the direct and indirect effects of immigration.
Prospects for the economy 2) Andy Silvester: The fundamentals are strong. But confidence is in shorter supply.
Doomsday predictions remain overblown, but the real, specific concerns of business are worth listening to nonetheless.
We have gained little, if any, benefit in terms of trade in return for the costs of membership.
Alex Morton: Here’s a radical but workable plan for the Budget. Trade off simplified tax reliefs for lower marginal rates.
He could commit to some tangible metrics – i.e: reducing the tax code in length by 25 per cent by 2019, or pledging to abolish three taxes in each budget.
OECD analysis indicates that the cost of childcare as a percentage of income for a two-earner family is now the highest in the developed world.
Simon Clarke: Yes, Brexit will bring new problems for Universities. But it will also bring new opportunities.
The most successful ones will be those that maintain their partnerships in Europe, but also look farther afield to forge new associations across the globe.
Owen Paterson: It’s time for the Government to face up to the grim truth. The NHS simply isn’t fit for purpose.
My think-tank’s new report finds that there are over 46,000 unnecessary deaths each and every year in the UK.
The OECD, the IMF, the Treasury, Osborne. How the experts got it wrong on the aftermath of a Leave vote.
We present chapter and verse of seven ways in which Project Fear’s short-term warnings have turned out to be mistaken.
How can the Chancellor keep a straight face while spouting this nonsense?
There are developing space economies, just as there are developing economies.