The theoretical aim of policy then should be bridging over what is hopefully a short pause in activity – eliminating near-term distress for households and businesses.
Managing various parallel negotiating tracks at the same time will be a complex task, but it must be done.
Unlike litigious firms, trades unions such as mine have a long-term stake in the success of every company that employs our members.
It will mean woke bureaucrats censoring Tory activists, undermining entrepreneurs, and threatening our free press. Time to drop it once and for all.
To make the most of the policy’s potential, Government must pair it with a raft of other reforms.
Harmonisation flies in the face of global trends towards equivalence rather than the highly legalistic regulatory formula favoured by the Union.
Today I am launching a Free Trade Parliamentary Caucus, to help Parliamentarians learn about the topic – and to advocate for the policy.
We must maintain our pro-enterprise agenda to cement our status as being a place where both businesses and investors can thrive.
The third piece in our mini-series on the road to Brexit comes from the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union.
This is the final article in a three-part series on using technology to boost our economy after Brexit.
Withdrawal from the EU provides a necessity and an opportunity to illustrate that the UK is “open for business”.
The most important sector is one usually ignored. Small firms constitute 99 per cent of all business in the country.
As a former Chief Secretary to the Treasury, I am uneasy about the bail-out of Flybe. Every time a private business is bailed out by the taxpayer, the pressure grows.
There is a good reason why they have rejected all limiting amendments to the Withdrawal Agreement, and are making legislative provision for swift divergence.
Talk of more competition can be naïve if the choice simply amounts to either buying from a national monopoly or making an off-the-shelf purchase from the USA.