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Posts Tagged: Productivity
“People did not vote on June 23rd to become poorer or less secure.” Hammond’s Conference speech: full text
“As we negotiate our exit from the EU, this Government will fight for the best possible deal for British business and British workers.”
Overall, my advice is not to seek to reduce interest rates yet further which could have contrarian effects.
David Davis: Trade deals. Tax cuts. And taking time before triggering Article 50. A Brexit economic strategy for Britain
We re-issue the new Brexit Secretary’s essay on economic policy and the EU negotiation, originally published on this site on Monday.
Don’t let anyone fool you into believing that quitting the EU will make us any more prosperous or secure or influential.
We are more likely to provide opportunities to lower paid British workers and to grow the economy as a whole if we vote for Brexit.
David Kirkby: The National Living Wage could undermine the Northern Powerhouse – so let’s vary it by region
There are negative possibilities for the supply of jobs, positive ones for productivity – and a lot of variation across sections.
Steve Hughes: Osborne’s record. Some progress on the deficit. Slower going on rebalancing. But now he has a chance to deliver.
The second piece in our mini-series on whether the Chancellor is achieving the rebalancing of the economy he wants.
The Autumn Statement and Spending Review were far too interventionist.
The heart of the heart of Osbornomics is reducing past excess in order to invest in our future.
If automation destroys jobs, then countries with the most robots should lose the most jobs.
Ben Caldecott: How to build Green and Responsible Conservatism in next week’s budget – and more widely
These reforms can demonstrate that the Conservative Party is a reliable and trustworthy steward of not only the economy, but of the environment too.
Disaggregated figures show massive variations in performance between different sectors.
Is it a coincidence that as one of the most heavily financialised economies we also have a particular problem with low productivity?
In Britain, employment is up and growth is up, but output per hour worked has not followed suit.