Why is it that those on the Right who urge higher pay are vilified, while the Left applauds a low pay model for the economy?
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Andrew Griffith: Unpick the triple lock – because it’s unfair for pensioners to gain from the misfortunes of others
Our manifesto couldn’t reasonably be expected to predict the freak consequences of Covid in terms of rapid wage growth.
Ryan Bourne: Calm down, stay cool – and drop this talk of tax rises. It’s too early to know how everything will settle down.
It’s baffling why think-tanks are taking the OBR assessments as truth, given its prediction record.
The Government will need to think carefully about how any change to policy is presented, and the approach should be nuanced and flexible.
Modest consolidation over decades is one thing; large increases over a Parliament would be quite another.
Plus: As of writing, I’ve had hardly any communications at all from constituents about the Coronavirus.
Tom Clougherty: Unless Labour resorts to printing money, higher income tax, NI or VAT are coming – for the many, not the few
That’s a legitimate political agenda, and people are quite welcome to vote for it. But they deserve to know what’s coming.
Bowman and Westlake’s policy ideas are perfectly compatible with this end, but pitching them as a city and town agenda risks creating a false impression.
On the whole, pay rises should go to those on the frontline, or be used for recruitment and retention, or be based on performance.
He is the only candidate who can further the work of the project to which Esther McVey and I are so committed.
There are clearly dangers in accepting the terms set out by green activists – who essentially argue that we can only protect the environment by slowing growth.
Mordaunt: Let’s champion “the invisible women who keep…our nation going.” Her women’s suffrage centenary speech: full text
“There’s a lot of focus on women in boardrooms…But this is not the place where business is being re-imagined.”
Peterson rejects collectivist doctrines, and instead emphasises the importance of the individual. This is why so many people say they have been inspired by his work.
It has secured an overwhelming dominance. Until or unless this changes, the Right may win elections – but to limited effect.
In the second article of our mini-series, the Harlow MP calls for a relentless focus on the cost of living, a skills-based economy, social injustices and affordable housing.