If, that is, interest rates carry on at rock bottom rates. But we have to take a chance on growing our way out of this crisis.
Posts Tagged: Quantitative Easing
Wages are growing at their fastest rate for ten years, and employment is at a near-record high. But qualifications are necessary…
Michael Fallon: We must revive the Conservative ideal of a capital-owning democracy. Here’s how to make a start.
20 per cent of Royal Mail is now owned by its staff and small investors – a privatisation I undertook. That’s what we should be doing with our remaining state shareholdings.
George Freeman: We need a new Chairman and team at CCHQ to lead a radical programme of Conservative renewal
Let’s have Policy Board outside of the constraints of the Government machine – and a commission on what Britain should look like post-Brexit.
If she tries to work through populist edicts and diktats, she will fail. And if the Right argues that a few tax cuts for the richest will solve our problems, this will be no better.
The present accounting rate is wrong, and the Government should intervene if necessary to ensure that it is put right.
It is tempting to wish him gone. But, like everything else post-June, the future of the Bank should be subject first and foremost to the requirements of Brexit.
What stands in the way of the homes, jobs and savings proclaimed on the masthead of this site is not a state that’s too liberal, but one that’s not liberal enough.
The Prime Minister and Hammond must choose between risks.
Why the Bank of England’s interest rate decision was right. And how the Prime Minister can inch towards her social reform economy.
In a nutshell, the cut was a doubling down on easing Brexit – which matters.
If our new Prime Minister cannot get through a fortnight without promising money left, right and centre, how will he or she manage the negotiation?
It felt more like a pre-election than a post-election one – and was shot through by a sense of the Chancellor’s political mortality.
Liam Fox MP: A debased currency. Eroded earnings. Devalued savings. Today, the Chancellor must tackle this other security threat.
This spending review brings the moment when the need to live within our means and the protection of sacred cows clash head-to-head.
The Chinese economy is a study in what can happen when stimuluses run out.
With large current account and budget deficits, that long-term economic plan of promoting savings, investment and exports is very much a work in progress.