There is much more to politics than an affordable state and competitive taxes. But both will be indispensible for survival, let alone prosperity, after we leave the EU.
Self-employed people earning less than £15,900 a year will still see a reduction in their NICs bill, and also benefit from the increased income tax personal allowance.
Embracing new technology and ways of working can make public services cheaper, more effective, and easier to use.
You can’t encourage people to take what are described as virtuous acts, only to punish them later financially.
The recently departed Prime Minister is re-emerging – and working on his memoirs. He will want to project his greatest achievement: public service reform.
No, it isn’t racism. Nor is it economic consequences. Nor even the impact on
public services. Rather, it cuts to the heart of why countries exist at all.
MigrationWatch believes that net migration from the EU is unlikely to fall below 155,000 in the medium to long term for as long as free movement continues.
There’s no need for panicked action: new legislation is coming in, the right signals are going to the electorate, and as few potential converts are being alienated as possible.
The local government system is not fit for purpose. Simply demanding more cash from overburdened taxpayers is no solution.
It is scarcely believable for Dianne Abbott to still be stating that Jeremy Corbyn ‘is not concerned about numbers’ – but it’s true.
The NHS desperately needs a regulatory environment which will force it to think more entrepreneurially and collaboratively.
“Towards the end of this Parliament, at the point at which our contributions to the European Union reduce, there is an expectation on the part of the public and the NHS that there should be an increase.”
The sacrifices of our forefathers should inspire us to step up and serve, in our own ways.
The Government which Daniel Korski worked for was responsible for the lack of evidence on the effects of migration of which he now complains.
There has been huge investment in physical capital. But meanwhile, the effort to revitalise our human capital has been fragmented, centralised and half-hearted.