We are being nudged towards Norway Minus rather than Canada Plus Plus Plus almost without anyone noticing.
Posts Tagged: Philip Hammond MP
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.
A lesson of the claims made against the Speaker is that there is no adequate means of holding him to account when Commons’ conventions break down.
The survey went out as Javid replaced Rudd, and he has bounced up to become the only other person polled who gets into double figures.
There are two options under consideration. One in particular, the partnership model, is unworkable and unacceptable. It should be put out of its misery.
Truss moves up into the middle of the table, Williamson drops towards the floor, and Gauke slumps into the red over Warboys.
The changes in the ratings of the top three are almost unchanged, another tribute to the consistency of the poll.
It might please nurses, but provokes new pay demands from teachers, doctors and soldiers. Nor would a hypothecated ‘NHS Tax’ make the issue go away.
The Treasury should be saved from itself by bringing the Party Chairman in to scrutinise the Autumn Budget before it is finalised.
Which taxes should Tories cut? 3) Julian Jessop: Reduce sin taxes and property taxes to give the economy a fillip
The final article in our series argues that while the primary focus should be deficit reduction, there may yet be room to make life a bit easier, particularly for the poorest.
It is not that he dares to be dull, but that he cannot help being so. He has prudently turned it to his advantage.
Robert Halfon: Apprenticeship funding is good, but the Chancellor should do more to back skills as a tool of social justice
We must rebalance Further and Higher Education, and ensure that those with most to gain from up-skilling actually get the opportunity to do so.
The Chancellor dismisses the Opposition as “Eeyores” while declaring himself “positively tigger-like” about the prospects for the economy.
How have think-tanks, business organisations and campaign groups responded to the Chancellor’s fiscal and economic news?
The Moggcast. “Russia is a rogue state”, and we should use “a Magnitsky-style law” to “target people close to the Kremlin”
Why he believes Brexit will make life harder for Putin. Plus: Can Hammond hold course in today’s Spring Statement? And how does faith fit into public life?