In the first of three articles, the Weston-super-Mare MP looks at how to ensure that the customer, not the corporation, is king.
Posts Tagged: Regulation
Stephen Booth: Why No Deal will only shave a small slice off growth – if we act wisely over the medium-term
Brexit won’t be the most important factor shaping our growth over the next decade or so, whether we leave with an agreement or without one.
Victoria Hewson: Our new Brexit plan for a free trade agreement – complete with a solution to the backstop
The UK should be playing chess on multiple chess boards, with a strategy to advance the priorities in each. Progress in one arena reinforces the others.
Liz Truss: As Labour’s Conference opens, think long and hard about the damage they would wreak on jobs, wages and tax
They want to bring down the system of free enterprise, and replace it with a committee of Corbyn, McDonnell and Abbott telling us how we should live our lives.
The idea that we park the difficult challenges for a few years, by remaining in the EU in all but name, is for the birds.
Bob Seely: Yes, Brexit and leadership are important. But so’s everything else. Here are some ideas for the future.
Scrap HS2. Integrate social care. Abolish NI. Reverse police cuts. Consider a new Bill of Rights. And much, much more.
An effective umpire must command the confidence of both sides with regard to both its impartiality and its basic competence. At present, it doesn’t come close.
It would be a national humiliation for Britain to strike so one-sided a treaty with the world’s largest single market, let alone the shrinking EU.
James Frayne: The voters most enthusiastic about state action on childhood obesity are…Conservative ones
So new research suggests. Private businesses must take at least as much responsibility for this state of affairs as Tory politicians.
Excessive consumption is linked to a broad range of problems, but our current consultation asks important questions to help us reach the right response.
Anyone claiming the UK can negotiate meaningful free trade deals while locking itself into the EU rulebook is propagating a delusion.
A third of consumers internationally are now choosing to ‘buy from brands they believe are doing social or environmental good’.
The online retail revolution has brought more convenience and lower prices to millions. Fighting it is an unworthy mission for a pro-consumer party.
“Instead of allowing cartels and producer interests to raise barriers to entry, it encourages competition and allows for maximum consumer choice.”
We re-run the author’s series on what might be done for the UK to be Ready on Day One.