McDonnell wanted a state-run pharmaceutical industry. So now we will never know how it would got on with producing Covid vaccines.
Posts Tagged: Private Sector
Before pumping more funding into the public sector, we must restore the habit of making sure we have the money in the bank before we start spending it.
The final article in ConHome’s series on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
The Government will need to think carefully about how any change to policy is presented, and the approach should be nuanced and flexible.
The new testing plan that Johnson believes will help him control the virus – and win back the support of Conservative MPs
Downing Street itself has been driving the moonshot, working with scientists, laboratories, companies and deliverers: a new operational system, in short.
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.
Eamonn Butler: More state provision won’t fix social care. It needs partnerships with independent providers.
Investors should create new homes – in an economies-of-scale dozen at a time, and lease a whole care package to local authorities.
Nick Herbert: Whitehall musn’t return to business as usual after Coronavirus. We need radical, energetic, can-do fusion government.
Reshaping Whitehall must be sanctioned by the Prime Minister, but he can empower the Government’s proven reformer, Michael Gove, to drive change.
When used against an indiscriminate shock like the Coronavirus, it can become a huge weight on the private sector.
The fifth piece in our series this week about what the Tory Manifesto should look like.
The Neoliberal Manifesto, a joint project between the Adam Smith Institute and 1828, champions an approach based on freedom, markets and choice.
Ever since the EU referendum, there’s been renewed focus on how to help poorer places. Helpfully there is decades of evidence about what does and doesn’t work.
Neil O’Brien: Corbynomics – and why it means that your house, business and savings don’t really belong to you
In his eyes, you have them only as long as the Government suffers you to have them, and they can be retrospectively taken away if he sees fit.
There are benefits all round when employers adopt the higher, voluntary rate, and the public sector ought to be setting an example.
Specifically for anti-Brexit politicians, the path to creating such a party lies firmly on what we think of as the Left;